Falzon - Health, Safety & Environment Officer - Żebbuġ, Malta

Melvyn Mario Falzon

Żebbuġ, Malta


Health, Safety & Environment Officer


I have already worked on numerous Projects in Various areas round the world and as my skills and knowledge further and expand, so does my interest and passion for the industry.

Work History

Safety Officer

Advisafe - Sea Fox

June 2013 - July 2013

2, Total Platforms ; North Sea
In the North Sea, Health, Safety and Environmental standards are at their highest, so full
concentration, attention and understanding is required at all times. Working on live Gas Production
Platforms is a High Risk Business so Appropriate Control Measures are required starting from Basic
Good Communication with fellow crew. Strict Permit To Work systems are followed vigorously
accompanied with all appropriate Job Safety Analyses, Risk Assessments, Tool Box Talks and any
additional paper work like Isolations, Gas Tests, Confined Space Entries.
Routine Jobs consisted of* Inspections of assigned sight,
* Follow ups of Permit systems,* Correct procedures followed,
* Keeping the control room updated at all times,* Good Housekeeping Habits
* ImputingGood Leadership skills to a Positive Culture withregardsto Health, Safety and


Ableman - Agency

April 2013 - September 2013

As a Roustabout I am A YES man and never say NO. Once I am shown the correct way and understand the task at hand, I am ready to do anything.
I enjoy a good challenge it is what keeps me wanting more and more.
These are the duties I enjoy doing as one of the Deck crew;
Helping out the Mechanic / Motorman - changing Valves, Flinches, Impellers or Motors for Pumps, Crane Refueling & Greasing, Engine room cleaning and Servicing
Helping the Derrick Man in the Pump Room or in the Pit Room-Shakers' Area
Helping the Driller on the Drill Floor - on the Tagger, Rigging, Maintenance of equipment like Slips, Tongs, Snatch blocks
Helping the Welder in his job and being his Fire Watch
Working with the Crane as Banks man and Slinger
Filling Permits in the morning for fellow crew Cleaning and House Keeping
Participating in safety programs.

Health and Safety Officer


November 2013 - March 2014

Working on various drilling vessels furthered my knowledge and understanding of the subject and as we do, meeting new people and exchanging experiences is the best a person can be rewarded with in the job world.

HSE Officer


From December 2013

Promote safety awareness and co-ordinate safety training for all personnel on board in liaison with the Vessel's Master / Chief Mate;
Advise vessel on safety, health and environment related subjects.


Ableman - Noble Drilling

October 2012 - September 2013

Account for Daily Personnel Present on Board & Caring for their Accommodation will on Board,
Processing Personnel Time Sheets and Handing over to Third Party Accounts Dept,
Inventory on Personal Safety Equipment,
Placing Orders on Health and Safety Equipment,
Issue & Distribution of Personal Protective Equipment,
Issue Permits to Work & Job Safety Analyses & Tool Box Talks,
Doing On Job Safety Training & Safe Systems of Work,
Inspection Reports - Physical Inspections as well as Administrative Inspections,
On field Inspections during Work Hours making sure that no one is in Danger to Himself or to Others,
Making Sure that Every one On-board Knows his Job and understands his Tasks,
Recording & Reporting of Events,



March 2012 - October 2012

Main Duties and Responsibilities consisted of:

Inspections and Observations of Hazards and Risks on Site,
Recording any Activities or Actions which might cause Injury or Reduce the Risk of Injury,
Damage or Harm,
Special attentions is given to Correct Personal Equipment and Clothing,
Correct usage and storage of Hazardous Substances,
Working at Heights and Good Housekeeping (avoiding Slips, Trips and Falls).
First Aid,
Fire warden,
Take care of Safe Systems of Work including (Tool Box Talks, Briefings, Permit-to-Work,
Confined Spaces, MSD Sheets, Risk Assessments, Isolating Areas for heavy lifts, Working at
Heights or Working with Electricity).
Related document(s): REFERENCE ADVISAFE.pdf , Reference_HUISMAN.pdf

Mini Market Owner and Director

From June 2006

Creating Sales,
Customer Care,
Product price negotiation,
Organizing Training and Refreshers for all Employees,
Working schedules,
Cleaning schedules,
Promotions and Entertainment (depending on time of yr like Xmas or Valentine),
Paper Work (tax and VAT returns, Stock taking, Inputting new stock, keeping Records of Sales and
Profits and Monitoring every 6months.
Maintaining a Positive Health, Hygiene & Safety Culture.
Related document(s): VAT REGISTRATION.pdf

Technical Maintenance

Bakery & Conf. Mng. Co. Ltd.

August 2005 - February 2012

Working as part of a Service and Maintenance team, a busy schedule waited for us every day;
- Drops program checks,
- Preventative Maintenance (Daily PM's)
- First Line Maintenance,
- PUWER Assessments,
- Hot Work jobs,
- Vehicle and Machinery servicing,
- Hydraulic checks,
- Emergency stop checks,
- Renewal of lighting,
- Alarm testing,
- Pest control on Premises,
- Maintenance on Premises' fixtures and furniture,
- General cleanliness and hygiene.

Customer Care - Night shift leader - Distribution of Fresh Bakery and Confectionery Goods

Bakery & Conf. Mng. Co. Ltd.

October 2002 - May 2005

Customer Care,
Work force rotation,
Preparation of all Orders of the day,
Correct Maintenance of the vehicle and Responsible Driving was adhered to,
Keeping the Vehicle Clean at all times,
Correct Food Handling,
Time management and order schedule for the following shift

Breakfast Chef

Northampton Hilton Hotel

December 2001 - September 2002

Starting at 4AM I had to Prep up for breakfast being served at 7.30AM. the Hotel served English
Breakfast and Continental Breakfast too. It varied from cereals to fruits to delicatecent to fry ups. I also
had to prep the staff lunch at 10AM, which concerned of a veg dish, a meat dish a fish dish and a
dessert. these could include varies dishes like pasts dishes, pastry dishes, any breakfast extras. Filling up Purchase Orders was essential so no item would go missing. Stock rotation was a must and Good
Hygiene Practices were obviously expected.

Commis Chef

Northampton Hilton Hotel

December 2000 - December 2001

Prep of Sauces
Prep of Ingredients
Organisation of Plating
Handling and serving Room Service
Spring Cleaning
Stock Rotation
Date stamping for safe use of ingredients (use by date)
Good Practice in Hygiene and SafetyH

Apprentice Pastry-Chef

Corinthea Palace Hotel & Tumas Hilton Hotel

June 1999 - November 2000

Prep and Cooking of Fruit Stock
Sponge Mixes
Creams and Mouses
Layering of Cakes and Decorations

Apprentice Commis Chef

Corinthea Palace Hotel.

March 1998 - March 1999

Cooking of pasta,
Marinating meats for pre-cooking
Sauce preparation
Prep of Pizza Dough and Ingredients
Filling up the Stores
Cleaning the Kitchen at the end of the Shift.


Australian Waters - Gorgon Project & Wheatstone Project

Allseas is one of the major offshore pipelay and subsea construction companies in the world, operating six specialised vessels, which were designed in-house. We provide worldwide support to clients from the conceptual design stage to engineering, procurement, installation and commissioning.

Gorgon Project work scope:
Installation of 6 trunklines and 15 infield pipelines, totalling more than 660 km, with diameters ranging from 6" to 34";
Installation of various structures including 36 PLETs, 800 mattresses and 12 pipe supports;
Trenching of more than 120 km of pipeline;
Flooding, gauging and hydro testing of pipelines;
Fabrication and installation of buckle initiators.

Wheatstone Project Scope of work:
Design and fabrication of export trunkline and multiple production pipeline structures
Installation of 220-km, 44-inch concrete-coated export pipeline
Installation of 34-km, 24-inch CRA-clad production pipelines
Installation of 34-km, 14-inch CRA-clad utility pipelines
Installation of 34-km, 6-inch carbon steel MEG flowlines
Installation of subsea structures (including 14 PLETs, 6 in-line tees and 41 counteract structures)
Flooding, gauging and testing (FGT) of pipelines

Rig Safety Technician / Training Coordinator on ENSCO 5004

Tank cleaning - Crown/Derrick Upgrade - Blasting BOP carrier - Installation of Valves & Mixing Lines
My duties and obligations consisted of:
- Participate in the implementation of safety policies requirements, including statutory requirements, Ensco policies & procedures, client requirements in liaison with the SHE Dept.
- Provide facility safety induction for employees, visitors, regulators & service personnel
Assist in the implementation of all company safety initiatives introduced to the rig
- Reviews & comments on Job Safety Analysis performed by others
- Assist in development of Job Safety Analysis
- Work with the crew to improve safety standards & practices by participating in Tool-Box talks, Risk Assessments, Inspections, Audits and Accident Investigation
- Perform Safety Inspections on a regular basis & ensure that safe operating practices & safety procedures are carried out
- Perform Inspections of facility safety & emergency response equipment
- Work with the OIM with administration of the facility competence program
- Assist the OIM in coordinating & implementing safety drills as required
- Assist the OIM to manage the rig Safety Training Observation Program (STOP)
- Assist with implementations & improvements to the Safety Management System, Emergency Response Plan and Health & Environment programs
- Participate in weekly safety meeting & pre-tour meetings

West Phoenix 6th Gen Rig for Total E&P in the West of Shetlands

Working on the West Phoenix has boosted my confidence. Having space age technology and an impeccable crew, kneads safety into productivity, bringing out the professionalism in everyone which is something to be very proud of. The atmosphere is a one for all, friendly environment which automatically triggers you into working mode.

SeaFox2 -North Sea Dutch Sector

As a Safety Officer, on the Sea Fox 2, I was involved in Projects on the K5 Central Complex which comprising of 3 platforms linked by bridges and on the L7 Central Complex which comprises of 4 platforms linked by bridges.
My main duties where;
Permit control on site - verifying that all necessary paper work and signatures are in place, all the Hazards and Risks are identified and correct control measures and precautions are taken, There are no works in conflict between each other which may be a detriment to personnel working next to or above each other, all personnel are following correct systems and procedures for task at hand - correct Tag In Tag Out system followed keeping in mind this is a Gas Plant, correct system isolation are a must especially in hot work situations and correct fire watch techniques, Correct tools for the job and correct Personal Protective Equipment to the particular task or job.

Noble Paul Romano Drilling Rig Dock Project

Working as an Asst. Safety Training Supervisor, my duties and responsibilities varied both administrative and physical and these where ;
Supervising the activities handled by the Dock personnel on steel and pipe work - Permit to Work System, Job safety analyses, Tool box Talks, Risk Assessments, Fire watcher is competent for the job, in place and knowing correctly his duties and having all the necessary control measures like fire extinguisher and covering flammable objects or materials with fire proof cloth, formulating a rescue of plan.
Taking care of the daily Personnel on Board and the T-Card system while distributing cabins to the crew.
Keeping well maintained and well stocked (if under stock, filling up an electronic request form which is sent to the Materials co-ordinator to be ordered) the Safety Cabinets around the Rig which consisted of BA set, Tripods, Manual winches, Fire fighting equipment, Fall arresters, Safety harnesses complete with lanyards, Life boat extras, Gas detectors and VHF radios (all Explosion proof),
Pre-tour meetings before every shift starts or Jobs - highlighting any positive or negative actions so that everyone can learn from the situation at hand, any important points to be cleared before commencement i.e. before a critical lift is done or a major operation on the rig floor, any notices of the day like adverse weather or participation in check cards and stop cards programs, right tool for the job.

Subsea 7 - Boreales

A Pipe Layer with a massive Crane WLL of 5000Kg was moored at HUISMAN for Engineering Alterations. Alterations varied from cosmetic to mechanical to electrical and also commissioning software programming. My main task on this vessel was ;
Fire Watch: Taking care that the working area is safe to work in before the commencement of the task at hand i.e. any present flammable materials or objects should be removed, any wiring or flammable fixtures should be properly covered by a fire proof blanket, point out any present hazards and control them as much as humanly possible, no the surroundings and establish an emergency plane as well as a rescue plane (in case of a confined space even more so), Fire extinguishers in place and pre-inspected before task begins, checking for inspection dates and physical visible damage, Radio communication is also vital in case of an emergency.
Over viewing the permits for that particular shift to ensure that all paper work is in place, all the necessary precautions have been taken, all the hazards have been recognised and risks controlled, there are no work conflicts within the working areas and all personnel working in the safest way possible for the good of all.

Noble Globe Trotter

Moored at HUISMAN, a 6th Generation Drilling Tower was Engineered and fitted on premises in Schiedam. On this intense project my main duties consisted of :
To Safe guard the the in-house crew which was made up of Fitters, Platers, Welders, Electricians, Technicians and Commissioning Team responsible for all the software programming.
Confined Space co-ordinator; recording ambient O2 and CO2 levels as well as toxic and combustible levels, Recording personnel in and out of confined spaces and seeing that every one abides by the confined space policy's rules and regulations.
Observing Behaviour, Promoting Positive and proactive Culture whilst correcting unsafe acts all in contest of safety, for staying safe is the first golden rule to everyone concerned.

Qualifications & Certifications

Institute of Health & Safety

Stella Maris College


Maltese Board of Education

Occupational Health & Safety

Institute For Health & Safety

H.A.C.C.A.P study and Risk Implementation

Maltese Institute for Business Studies

culinary arts

City & Guilds


La Sallian School

Culinary Arts

City & Guilds

Institute Of Tourism Studies

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