Everything BP aims to do as a company relies upon the safety of our operations, workforce and the communities around us

Our progress in 2013

What we said we would do Where we are today What we plan to do next
Continue to embed our operating management system (OMS) Our reported Tier 1 process safety events are down from 43 to 20 Continue to use the performance improvement cycle to align business practices with our OMS
Conduct self and independent assurance that confirms our conduct of operating
3 lines of defence to support safe and reliable operations Further develop the self-verification capability of operations to carry out health, safety, security and environment checks
Appoint an independent expert to provide an objective assessment of our progress in implementing the Bly Report recommendations First full year of independent expert Carl Sandlin assessing progress against the completion of the Bly Report recommendations
Maintain our progress towards completing the outstanding recommendations of the Bly Report

In this section

Close up of safety harnesses

How we manage safety

Safety is driven by our leadership and applied through our operating management system

Safety training

Health and personal safety

We strive to create and maintain safe and healthy working environments

Helicopter lands on helideck

Transportation safety

Some of the greater risks in our industry relate to transporting people and products

Crew members during a drill exercise

Security and crisis management

The scale of our operations means we must prepare for a range of emergency events

Contractor conducts checks

Contractor safety

We seek to set out clear expectations and requirements for our contractors, who are a large part of our workforce

Online tools and case studies

HSE charting tool

HSE charting tool


Our case studies highlight some of BP's environmental and social initiatives from around the world