Safety Management Systems  Problems and Failures

An Intensive 1-Day Online Training Course

Safety Management Systems
Problems and Failures

Learning from the Past Mistakes

We currently have no scheduled session for this Course. If you are interested in running this course, please contact our Training Department at

Why Choose this Training Course?

Why Choose this Online Training Course?

Despite the advancements in our understanding of the causes of accidents and the growing use of technology in the workplace, why do we frequently repeat past mistakes? This workshop will discuss why the very systems we develop to protect us so often let us down just when they are needed the most. 

The main culprits within a typical management system will be identified with triggers to develop your lateral thinking in dealing with a variety of common management failings.

What are the Goals?

What are the Goals?

  • Understand the critical elements of safety management systems and their purpose
  • Understand the importance of good leadership 
  • Learn the common reasons for failure - why do we repeat the mistakes of the past?
  • Appreciate why ‘paperwork’ may not be your friend
  • Learn to remove the trivial to reveal the critical
  • Learn the road to improvement

Who is this Training Course for?

Who is this Online Training Course for?

  • All line managers, supervisors, and team leaders  
  • Production and process engineers
  • Maintenance personnel
  • HSE personnel
  • Employee representatives
  • Human resources professionals
  • Any other staff who are involved in planning and implementing the organization’s HSE management system

How will this Training Course be Presented?

How will this Online Training Course be Presented?

This PetroKnowledge online training course will utilize a variety of proven online learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension, retention of the information presented. The training course is conducted online via an Advanced Virtual Learning Platform in the comfort of your choice location

Daily Agenda

Seminar Outline     

  • Explaining why management systems often impress not protect - the system is designed to look good without being effective?
  • How to remove the trivial to reveal the critical 
  • Appreciating why ‘paperwork’ may not be your friend
  • Making the system yours – removing unnecessary processes; ownership and understanding; consultation and partnership working
  • Appreciating non-conformances of the system and to the system
  • Understanding why we repeat the mistakes of the past 
  • Responsibility and accountability – effective safety leadership
  • People, not paper – behavior beats bureaucracy
  • The ability to reduce accidents and business losses in the workplace
  • What you measure you improve – the train story to improvement



  • On successful completion of this online training course, a PetroKnowledge E-Certificate will be awarded to the delegates

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I register for a training course?

  • To register online through our website, please click “Enroll Now” on the course page, complete and submit the form. A confirmation e-mail and instructions will be sent to the participant’s e-mail.
  • You may also get in touch with our Registration Team on
    +971 50 981 7386 | +971 2 557 7389 or send an email to

When and how do I arrange payments?

  • Payments can be made in USD or UAE local currency AED (Arab Emirates Dirhams) either by Bank Transfer or by Credit Card. Our Bank Account details will be provided on the invoice.
  • Course fees are payable upon booking unless a valid, authorized Purchase Order is provided and accepted.
  • Invoices will be sent via email/courier to the ID/name and address provided.
  • The course fee shall be settled prior to course start date. Corporate payments with existing payment policy shall be relayed to us in advance.

When should I expect to receive confirmation of registration?

Upon successful registration online, enrolment on the respective training course will be confirmed by Registration Team by e-mail along with the invoice and joining instruction.

Is there a discount for more than one registrant/course?

For corporate fees and group registration, please send your query to

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