Turnaround/Shutdown Safety Best Practice

Health, Safety, Security, Environment and Social Responsibility


Especially in today’s increasingly challenging economic climate, shutdowns/turnarounds have more risk than ever before. Participants will gain an understanding of current industry challenges, risk/impacts and best practices used to mitigate these challenges and improve productivity, cost control, quality, and over all safety performance.

Learning Level


Course Length

1 Day

Why You Should Attend

Attain knowledge of current industry challenges, risk and consequences and how they could affect your organisation. Learn what new best practices are being used, what new innovations are available. Learn how to implement these into your next project to mitigate and eliminate causes of poor safety, efficiency, and schedule performance.

Who Should Attend

T/A Managers, T/A Planners/Schedulers, T/A HSE Managers/Supervisors, Maintenance Managers.


0.8 CEUs (Continuing Education Units) will be awarded for this 1 day course.


Darrell Dowd, VP Industrial Eastern Hemisphere United Safety. Darrell Dowd is the Vice President of Industrial, Eastern Hemisphere and is based out of Dubai, UAE. He comes with 26 years of experience in the oil and gas and petrochemical industry working in both owner/operator and contractor roles. Mr. Dowd has previously held positions such as VP Business Development and VP Americas. He has been instrumental in developing the industrial business around the globe and was responsible for the start-up of the USA business unit. Mr. Darrell’s expertise is major maintenance activities such as shutdowns, turnarounds and brown field expansion