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May 27, 2010
 
 
R-Tech software for RBI/RCM/RCFA and HSE/HAZOP analysis are audited and verified by auditor from Bayer.
The audit took place on May 26, 2010 at premises of R-Tech in Stuttgart. more
 
   
 
 
November 11, 2007
 
 
Training for NIS a.d. personnel in HSE / HAZOP / Seveso II continues in Stuttgart...
more
 
   
 
 
August 21, 2007
 
 
The public workshop under the title Seveso II Directive – EU Guidance and support for its implementation will be held in Annex of Business Center of NIS Petrol Jugopetrol, Novi Beograd, Milentija Popovica 1, Congress hall on the first floor. more
 
   
 
 
August 5, 2007
 
 
The third Steering Committee meeting took place on Monday 30, 2007. in the Bussinnes Center of NIS a.d. in Novi Sad. Present members, Dj. Mihajlovic, S. Leskovac, P. Stanojevic, Lj. Pavlovic, Lj. Jovanovic, A. Jovanovic (and, from the RTech side, S. Jovanovic and R. Guntrum) have discussed the project progress and coming activities up to September 2007. more
 
   
 
 
July 2, 2007
 
 
Certificates for all successful participants of RiskNIS Training Courses will be handed over by Steibeis representatives. The event will be held in NIS a.d Business center in Novi Sad, Narodnog fronta 12, at 10:00. more
 
   
 
 
July 1, 2007
 
 
Open positions
Software engineers experienced in the area of Risk Management and use of Risk-Based approaches... See more
 
   
 
 
July 1, 2007
 
 
Thursday, February 22, 2007
The last part of RCM/RCFA training will be held on February 22, 2007. The training for 24 participants from RNS, RNP and RGE will be held in Refinery Novi Sad, Annex of the main building, classroom on the I floor. The next day, February 23, 2007, RCM/RCFA certification exam will take place on the same location, according to the following schedule:
10 - 12h, participants from RNP and RGE
13 - 15h, participants from RNS
 
   
 
 
July 1, 2007
 
 
Thursday, March 15, 2007, preparation for Survey completion
The preparatory meeting for completion of IT questionnaires within the RiskNIS Survey, will be held in RNS, building Tehnika, Meeting room on I floor, starting at 13:30 and ending at 15:00. Designated persons from NIS a.d and RTech representatives will participate to the meeting.
 
   
 
 
July 1, 2007
 
 
Monday, April 03, 2007, Novi Sad
The second meeting of the RiskNIS Project Steering committe took place in Novi Sad with following objectives:
  • review of the situation on the project
  • planning of the work in the coming period
  • inclusion in the EU projects.
 
   
 
 
March 15, 2007
 
 
Thursday, March 15, 2007, HSE certification
The certification exam for the participants of the course no 3, HSE/HAZOP/Seveso II Directive, will be held in RNS, building Tehnika, Meeting room on I floor, starting at 10:00 and ending at 2:00.
 
   
 
 
March 14, 2007
 
 
Wednesday, March 14, 2007, preparation for Survey completion
The preparatory meeting for completion of HSE questionnaires within the RiskNIS Survey, will be held in RNS, building Tehnika, Meeting room on I floor, starting at 12:30 and ending at 15:00.Designated persons from NIS a.d and RTech representatives will participate to the meeting.
 
   
 
 
January 29, 2007
 
 
Monday, October 30, 2006.
The first training round has started on October 30,2006 at RNS premises. This training includes 3 courses dedicated to operation,maintenance,and safety staff of NIS a.d. The participants include certain number of staff from NIS refineries (RNS, RNP and Elemir), as well as certain number of NIS a.d. management and staff dealing with safety issues.
 
   
 
 
November 27, 2006
 
 
Monday, November 27, 2006.
The certification exam, as the final phase of the course Risk based inspection according to API 581, took place on November 27, 2006. at NAP premisses in Novi Sad. This means that the first one out of three courses planned within the basic training package is accomplished.
22 participants from NIS refineries, RNS, RNP and Elemir, took a part in the exam. For succesful participants certificates will be issued by Steinbeis University Berlin.
 
   
 
 
November 26, 2006
 
 
Friday, October 6, 2006.
The Project Kick-off Meeting took place on October 6, 2006 at NIS a.d. premises in Novi Sad.
During the meeting the following issues have been considered:
- the general phases of the project and the project partners
- the project plan elements such as Project Task List, Schedule, and Communication
- the project team members.
 
   
 
R-Tech software for RBI/RCM/RCFA and HSE/HAZOP analysis verified by Bayer
 
 
May 27, 2010
R-Tech software for RBI/RCM/RCFA and HSE/HAZOP analysis are audited and verified by auditor from Bayer.
The audit took place on May 26, 2010 at premises of R-Tech in Stuttgart.

R-Tech software for RBI/RCM/RCFA and HSE/HAZOP analysis are audited by auditor from Bayer.

The aim of the audit is to check compliance of the software with requirements for related analysis from API-RP 580/581 (API RP 580 Recommended Practice for Risk-Based Inspection, Base Resource Document on RBI - API Publication 581) and CWA 15740:2008.

The audit took place on May 26, 2010 at premises of R-Tech in Stuttgart. The auditor, Dr. Matthias Pfaffelhuber, went through the analyses done for the project RiskNIS and showed the satisfaction with software itself, method applied during input data insertion and recommendation prepared by R-Tech expert team for NIS based on analysis results. 

Based on audit results R-Tech has received a certificate verifying that "... in the scope of activities RBI (Risk-Based Inspection), RCM (Reliability Centered Maintenance), RCFA (Root-Cause Failure Analysis) and HSE (Health, Safety, Environment) as well as the relevant consulting, professional services, training and education, the iRiS-Petro System meets all requirements of CWA 15740:2008 and API-RBI 580/581 (RBI)..."

 
   
 
 
Training in Steinbeis Advanced Risk Technologies, Stuttgart
 
 
November 11, 2007
Training for NIS a.d. personnel in HSE / HAZOP / Seveso II continues in Stuttgart...

Training in HSE / HAZOP / Seveso II continues with new course for NIS a.d. personnel on the premises of Steinbeis Advanced Risk Technologies, Haus der Wirtschaft in Stuttgart.
The aim of the course is
  • to renew and upgrade the knowledge on HAZOP methodology and on Seveso II directive,
  • as well as to provide skills necessary to prepare related Safety report.
The course tutor is Dr. Dirk Oberhagemann, German Fire Protection Association, together with Dr. Aleksandar Jovanović and Daniel Balos from R-Tech.
As one of the training results, examples of Seveso II Safety report will be prepared.
The first edition of the course, for personnel from Refinery Pačevo (Svetozar Eremić, Stevan Košarić) and NIS a.d. (Petar Stanojević), took place in August 20 to 26, 2007. 
From the November 12. to 16, 2007, the same training will be held for personnel from Refinery Novi Sad (Jasmina Saratlić, and Goran Ristović) and from Gas refinery Elemir (Oskar Tot and Duško Subotin).
In the same period, on the same place, the special group, RiskNIS - "J Factor group" (Svetozar Eremić, Dragan Popović) will continue the work started in August 2007, on J Factor separately.
 
   
 
 
Monday, August 27, 2007.
 
 
August 21, 2007
The public workshop under the title Seveso II Directive – EU Guidance and support for its implementation will be held in Annex of Business Center of NIS Petrol Jugopetrol, Novi Beograd, Milentija Popovica 1, Congress hall on the first floor.
The public workshop under the title Seveso II Directive – EU Guidance and support for its implementation will be held in Annex of Business Center of NIS Petrol Jugopetrol, Novi Beograd, Milentija Popovića 1, Congress hall on the first floor.
The main purpose of the workshop is to present EU guidance for implementation of Council Directive 96/82/EC, so-called Seveso II Directive and to conditions and partners for possible PPP-Project in Serbia in the area “Industrial Safety”.
See the Agenda for the workshop.

The area of industrial safety, involving possible HSE (Health, Safety, Environment)impacts of industrial plants is a major concern in Serbia, where an effort is currently under way to introduce and align the national regulation with the EU ones (Seveso II, IPPC and others).
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Major accidents in chemical industry have occurred world-wide. In Europe, following the Seveso accident in 1976 prompted the adoption of legislation aimed at the prevention and control of such accidents. In 1982, the first EU Directive 82/501/EEC was adopted. On 9 December 1996, the Seveso Directive was replaced by Council Directive, so-called Seveso II Directive. This directive was extended by the Directive 2003/105/EC.

If you want to register for the workshop, please click here.

 
   
 
 
Monday, July 30, 2007.
 
 
August 5, 2007
The third Steering Committee meeting took place on Monday 30, 2007. in the Bussinnes Center of NIS a.d. in Novi Sad. Present members, Dj. Mihajlovic, S. Leskovac, P. Stanojevic, Lj. Pavlovic, Lj. Jovanovic, A. Jovanovic (and, from the RTech side, S. Jovanovic and R. Guntrum) have discussed the project progress and coming activities up to September 2007.
The third Steering Committee meeting took place on Monday 30, 2007. in the Bussinnes Center of NIS a.d. in Novi Sad. Present members, Dj. Mihajlović, S. Leskovac, P. Stanojević, Lj.Pavlović, Lj. Jovanović, A. Jovanović (and, from the RTech side, S.Jovanovic and R. Guntrum) have discussed the project progress and coming activities up to September 2007.
Training, as defined in basic round of training in the contract,has been finished, including certification of all participants of the courses.
All RBI,RCM/RCFA and HSE analyzes that have been done are available for members on the RiskNIS site.
Feasibility study is updated based on revision 2 of RiskNIS Survey in RNS and RGE.
Coming activities include

  • additional training related to Seveso II directive (one training abroad and two trainings by the end of August and beginning of September in Novi Sad or Belgrade;
  • one data verification meeting
  • updating RCM/RCFA analysis based on data collected in RNP in the period July 09 to July 20, 2007.
  • updating HSE analysis for each units in refineries.
 
   
 
 
Monday, July 02, 2007
 
 
July 2, 2007
Certificates for all successful participants of RiskNIS Training Courses will be handed over by Steibeis representatives. The event will be held in NIS a.d Business center in Novi Sad, Narodnog fronta 12, at 10:00.
RsikNIS project includes a basic round of training of NIS a.d. personel. Training took place in the period end of October 2006 - the end of March 2007. and has icluded several courses and corresponding certification exams.
As defined by the contract, training issues have been elaborated in three diferent courses:
No 1: Risk based inspection (RBI) according to API 581
No 2: Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) and Root Cause Failure Analysis
No 3: HSE / HAZOP / Seveso II Directive.

Realization of the training is given in the following table.

Course

Start

Participants

No 1: Risk based inspection (RBI) according to API 581

Taining RBI

October 30 – November 03, 2006

25

First certification RBI

November 27, 2006.

23

Second certification RBI

February 23, 2007

1

No 2: Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) and Root Cause Failure Analysis

Training RCM/RCFA, part I

November 06 – November 07, 2006

25

Training RCM/RCFA, part II

November 28 – November 29, 2006.

23

Training RCM/RCFA part III

February 22, 2007.

22

Certification RCM/RCFA

February 23, 2007.

24

No 3: HSE / HAZOP / Seveso II Directive

TrainingHSE/ HAZOP/ Seveso II, part I

November 13 – November 15, 2006.

20

TrainingHSE/HAZOP/ Seveso II, part II

March 05. and 07, 2007.

19 NIS + 3

Certification HSE/ HAZOP / Seveso II Directive

March 15, 2007

20


 
   
 
 
Open positions
 
 
July 1, 2007
Software engineers experienced in the area of Risk Management and use of Risk-Based approaches... See more
 
   
 
 
Thursday, February 22, 2007
 
 
July 1, 2007
The last part of RCM/RCFA training will be held on February 22, 2007. The training for 24 participants from RNS, RNP and RGE will be held in Refinery Novi Sad, Annex of the main building, classroom on the I floor. The next day, February 23, 2007, RCM/RCFA certification exam will take place on the same location, according to the following schedule:
10 - 12h, participants from RNP and RGE
13 - 15h, participants from RNS
 
   
 
 
Thursday, March 15, 2007, preparation for Survey completion
 
 
July 1, 2007
The preparatory meeting for completion of IT questionnaires within the RiskNIS Survey, will be held in RNS, building Tehnika, Meeting room on I floor, starting at 13:30 and ending at 15:00. Designated persons from NIS a.d and RTech representatives will participate to the meeting.
 
   
 
 
Monday, April 03, 2007, Novi Sad
 
 
July 1, 2007
The second meeting of the RiskNIS Project Steering committe took place in Novi Sad with following objectives:
  • review of the situation on the project
  • planning of the work in the coming period
  • inclusion in the EU projects.
 
   
 
 
Thursday, March 15, 2007, HSE certification
 
 
March 15, 2007
The certification exam for the participants of the course no 3, HSE/HAZOP/Seveso II Directive, will be held in RNS, building Tehnika, Meeting room on I floor, starting at 10:00 and ending at 2:00.
 
   
 
 
Wednesday, March 14, 2007, preparation for Survey completion
 
 
March 14, 2007
The preparatory meeting for completion of HSE questionnaires within the RiskNIS Survey, will be held in RNS, building Tehnika, Meeting room on I floor, starting at 12:30 and ending at 15:00.Designated persons from NIS a.d and RTech representatives will participate to the meeting.
 
   
 
 
Monday, October 30, 2006.
 
 
January 29, 2007
The first training round has started on October 30,2006 at RNS premises. This training includes 3 courses dedicated to operation,maintenance,and safety staff of NIS a.d. The participants include certain number of staff from NIS refineries (RNS, RNP and Elemir), as well as certain number of NIS a.d. management and staff dealing with safety issues.
 
   
 
 
Monday, November 27, 2006.
 
 
November 27, 2006
The certification exam, as the final phase of the course Risk based inspection according to API 581, took place on November 27, 2006. at NAP premisses in Novi Sad. This means that the first one out of three courses planned within the basic training package is accomplished.
22 participants from NIS refineries, RNS, RNP and Elemir, took a part in the exam. For succesful participants certificates will be issued by Steinbeis University Berlin.
 
   
 
 
Friday, October 6, 2006.
 
 
November 26, 2006
The Project Kick-off Meeting took place on October 6, 2006 at NIS a.d. premises in Novi Sad.
During the meeting the following issues have been considered:
- the general phases of the project and the project partners
- the project plan elements such as Project Task List, Schedule, and Communication
- the project team members.