SPE QLD Board

The Annual General Meeting and Board nominations occur annually every April.  

The annual report presented at previous AGMs is available here:  2014 AGM, 2015 AGM, 2016 AGM.

Board participation is encouraged.  Please contact admin@spe-qld.org for expressions of interest.

Current Queensland Section Board

Position

Name

Company

Chairperson Russell Byfield Honeywell
Vice Chairperson Natalie Chadud Origin
Membership Chairperson Matika Storey Santos Ltd.
Program Chairperson Dean Sullivan  Weatherford
Secretary Naureen Alam Origin
SPE YP Chair Jay Zou Origin
Scholarships & CGSD Chairperson Natalie Chadud  Origin
Treasurer Gladys Chang QGC - BG Group
Events Coordinator Lucie McMillan  spe-qld@spe-qld.org
Section Director Raymond L Johnson Jr Unconventional Reservoir Solutions
Sponsorship Chair Alan Teimoori Consultant
Continuing Education Chair Dean Sullivan Weatherford
Webmaster  Sarah Bishop Origin  admin@spe-qld.org
Technical Director Alberto Kamenar  Kamenar & Associates 
Aust Council Rep  Andrew White Santos
 Past Chair  Andrew White Santos
     

SPE Qld PPE Policy

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Requirements for Site Visits

Revision A – August 2014

The management committee of the Queensland Division of SPE requires that PPE be worn by attendees of any site visit conducted under the auspices of the Queensland Division of SPE.

All personnel shall wear the following approved PPE as a minimum:

1)     Long sleeve shirt made from natural fibers only1, with collar and with sleeves rolled down and buttoned at the cuff;

2)     Long Trousers / Overalls made from natural fibers only1 shall be worn at all times;

3)     High visibility vest (unless high visibility apparel);

4)     Safety helmets or hard hats; i.e. NOT bump-caps shall be worn at all times2. Hat accessories such as wide brim, hard hat liners and other apparel to protect neck and head are recommended for outdoor climatic conditions;

5)     Steel capped safety footwear with ankle support and mid-sole penetration protection shall be worn at all times3. Non-metallic composite toe capped boots are not permitted,

6)     Safety glasses with side shields shall be worn at all times4. (If required to wear prescription glasses these will also be safety glasses with side shields. Contact lenses are permitted, provided safety glasses/goggles are worn, but are not permitted when wearing a full face respirator in presence of H2S). Over-spectacles are only permitted for visitors; i.e. not for those carrying out work at the site;

7)     Gloves shall be worn for all work tasks except where the task risk assessment demonstrates that wearing gloves significantly increases the risk. Gloves shall be suitable to the work task involved and be in good condition. All personnel, including visitors, shall carry a pair of gloves on their person at all times;

8)     Metal ring finger apparel is not permitted to be worn by personnel that undertake manual labor on the site; and

9)     Hearing protection shall be worn in designated and sign-posted areas and when undertaking noisy tasks or in areas where there is excessive noise.

 

1 When spark and heat resistant clothing is required to be worn it is recommended that 100% cotton clothing is worn at all times. Lightweight, unrestrictive, 100% cotton clothing covering the maximum amount of skin is considered to be the best form of protection from UV rays and heat exhaustion.

2 Safety helmets are not required to be worn in offices, lunchrooms, amenities, and in the enclosed cabs of vehicles and mobile plant where positive protection is gained from the structure of the cabs and closed windows.

3 Safety footwear is not required to be worn in offices, lunchrooms and amenities.

4 Safety glasses are not required to be worn in offices, lunchrooms, amenities, and in the enclosed cabs of vehicles and mobile plant where positive protection is gained from the structure of the cabs and closed windows.