22 – 23 MAY 2017, SINGAPORE

About The Course

Failure to deliver on quality energy isolation within the hazardous industry sector can result in disastrous outcomes to people, plant, environment and the reputation of organisations. Having the right process and the correct level of assurance is key to maintaining safe operations and a respected licence to operate.

This course is aimed at providing an understanding of how all of the component parts come together to establish an industry best practice energy isolation process. Through interaction and discussion attendees will be able to identify the essential elements and provide an opportunity to add value at their respective work places.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of the course attendees should have greater understanding of the following:

  • How an energy isolation process is structured from design to return to service
  • The key roles and the contribution they make to the energy isolation process
  • Identifying and managing risk associated with energy isolation
  • Energy isolation methods and their respective applications
  • Communication methods and documentation requirements
  • How to measure the effectiveness of the process and provide feedback to key stakeholders
  • Building capability and sustainability in safe and effective energy isolation

Who Should Attend

  • Industries that need to conduct safe isolation and return to service of plant and equipment.
  • Site leaders, supervisors, operators and maintenance personnel that are engaged in managing or performing safe isolation and return to service of plant and equipment.
  • Health and Safety professionals that perform an assurance role within the hazardous industrial sector
  • Persons involved in quality assurance or auditing functions associated with Energy Isolations

Course Faculty - David Dixon

David Dixon is an Independent Consultant and has experience in the Oil & Gas Industry that spans over 32 years in both upstream and downstream sectors.

Over a 43 year period David has established a career in a diverse range of high hazard industries including, steelmaking, marine, mining, power generation, chemical and oil & gas, encompassing roles in maintenance, operations, construction, commissioning, training and assessing and has lived and worked in several countries including, UK, South Africa, Australia, Papua New Guinea, Nigeria, USA, Trinidad, Malaysia & Qatar.

He has extensive experience as a qualified workplace trainer and assessor and for the past 10 years David has worked with several high profile international energy sector clientele, specialising in capability development of hundreds of frontline practitioners and leaders engaged in Safe Energy Isolation & Control of Work Process.



The Energy Isolation Process


Key roles and responsibilities


Recognising ‘out of control situations’ – case studies


Assessing and managing Energy Isolation specific risk


Energy Isolation Design & Planning

This training course has a limited attendance for up to 20 participants only. Sessions commence at 9am on all days, with short intervals at 10.30am and 3.30pm respectively. Refreshments will be provided in the short intervals. Lunch will be provided at 12:30pm for 1 hour. Sessions will end at 5pm on all days.

Unique Features with powerEDGE Training

• Pre-Course Questionnaire to help us focus on your learning objectives
• Detailed Course & Reference Manual for Continuous Learning and Sharing
• Practical Exercises & Case Examples to better understand the principles
• Limited class size to ensure One-to-One Interactivity
• Assessment at the end of the course to help you develop a Personal Action Plan