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The New RSTC
To increase the impact our Rig Safety Training Coordinators (RSTCs) have on Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) performance offshore, a company task force has made a number of enhancements to the RSTC position that are being rolled out worldwide right now!
Changes include a new RSTC job description designed to ensure RSTCs provide even more effective leadership in the use of our safety tools like THINK, START and Time Out for Safety. A functional report to QHSE management onshore, in addition to the rig OIM, will increase communication and support, and three specific employee grades provide structured progress from entry- to senior-level positions. What’s more, a formal workshop will be offered to all current RSTCs that will fine-tune skills, increase knowledge and encourage lateral learning by networking with co-workers.
All of this is designed to provide a succession pathway that helps RSTCs achieve more within the company, and encourages new people to consider becoming RSTCs. In fact, Transocean is even hosting “assessment days” where potential RSTCs can learn more about the role.
“RSTCs are crucial to our HSE performance, as they are responsible for reinforcing the importance of our safety vision on the front lines of our operation each day,” said Adrian Rose, VP of QHSE. “The changes we’ve made provide more opportunity for our RSTCs to grow in a career that’s rooted in the support of ensuring incident-free operations.”
Be on the lookout for information packets provided by QHSE and HR in the coming months that detail the recent changes. You’ll also see information about “assessment days” for potential RSTCs and a new workshop for existing RSTCs. > You can find a list of task force participants, along with more detailed information provided by QHSE, at FIRST Online.
More Details on What’s New
Task Force Members:
Harry Cooper, Houston
Guilherme Coelho, South America Division
Gareth Dixon, Europe and Africa Unit
Adrian Gray, Asia and Pacific Unit
Josh Herrington, Houston Corporate
Mike Holmes, Houston Corporate
Ian Hudson, Houston Corporate
Tony Johnson, Houston Corporate
Chris Knight, North and South America Unit
Mark Milne, Houston Corporate
Stuart Sutherland, North Sea and Mediterranean
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