The Influence of Safety Slogan and Safety Program to Safety Culture: Case study at Drilling and Well Intervention Division one of Indonesia’s Oil and Gas Company

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  •   Ahmad R. Alimin

  •   Sumayyah Nurul Syahidah

  •   Dedy Sushandoyo

Abstract

In the Oil and Gas Industry, Occupational Safety and Health are prioritized. This is not only based on the high risk in this industry but also part of maintaining the name of a company in developing its business. Because if a company's occupational safety and health record is bad, then investors will re-think for investing in the company. Occupational Safety and Health will be included as one of the points in the Key Performance Indicator of the company. The PTM as a subsidiary of one of oil company in developing country also considering that maintaining occupational safety and health properly is the main thing. As one of the upstream businesses in the field of oil and gas consisting of exploration and production, work operations at PTM have a high level of accident and occupational health risk. Mainly in drilling and well intervention operation. The company's vision and mission are then carried out with a Safety Management System and use a safety slogan as the objective of the organization. The embodiment of this slogan is through safety programs which was implemented in drilling rigs and well intervention barges with purpose to create free accident on working environment for PTM workers and their contractors. The transfer of management of the operational Block from previous operator to PTM in 2018 also affected the culture of occupational safety and health in the work area, especially in the field. Based on these conditions, this research was conducted to find out whether the safety culture practiced by PTM employees in the Drilling and Well Intervention division in the field is good enough. And to find out whether the safety slogans and safety programs that were carried out in part at the previous operator had an influence on the existing safety culture. The research method uses quantitative methods with research instruments in the form of questionnaires using a Likert scale. The population in this study were permanent and contractor employees who worked on drilling rigs and well intervention barges. The results showed that in general, the Company has a safety slogan and safety program that influences the safety culture implemented by employees. However, there is still a need to transform and improve the safety program in PHM in general and in the implementation of Drilling and Intervention.

Keywords: Drilling and Well Intervention, Occupational Safety and Health, Safety Culture.

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Alimin, A. R., Syahidah, S. N., & Sushandoyo, D. (2023). The Influence of Safety Slogan and Safety Program to Safety Culture: Case study at Drilling and Well Intervention Division one of Indonesia’s Oil and Gas Company. European Journal of Business and Management Research, 8(1), 64–70. https://doi.org/10.24018/ejbmr.2023.8.1.1768