ROV SYSTEM AUDIT

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HEALTH, SAFETY & ENVIRONMENTAL

IS personnel protective equipment (PPE) being worn, used correctly, and maintained?

Are all TDWSS personnel wearing TDWSS uniform/shirts/coveralls and the required PPR for the task currently being performed?

Are PFD's being worn when working overboard, near vessel side or near quayside?

Is a life ring and rope ladder in the vicinity of the ROV launch area?

Are safety harnesses and inertia reels available for working at height?

Are sufficient tie downs available for bad weather securing of ROV and equipment?

Is a first aid kit located nearby and if so is the first aid kit adequately stocked with in date goods?

Is an eyewash station located nearby and if so are the fluids within the noted expiry date?

Are safety signs prominently displayed throughout ROV System as required by law or risk assessment?

Have the vessel / site emergency response procedures been explained to all personnel?

Has there been a ROV emergency drill held within the last 6 months?

Were correct manual handling techniques being employed?

Are appropriate handrails / barricades in place?

Is the required/ adequate fire protection provided (fire extinguishers, instructions, signage, etc.)

Are environmental emergency mitigation measures such as oil spill kits available?

SAFETY MEETINGS

Are ROV personnel attending client / company safety meetings regularly?

Are all personnel involved in these meetings?

Are toolbox talks being conducted?

JOB SAFETY ANALYSIS (JSA)

Have JSA's been carried out for all the ongoing operations?

Have all personnel involved in the tasks participated in the JSA?

Are JSA's job specific and relevant for the task being conducted?

Are all personnel aware of the Tidewater Subsea Top 10 Risk and incorporating these into JSA's as appropriate?

INCIDENT / NEAR MISS REPORTING/ SAFE CARDS

Is the Tidewater Subsea Incident Report Form's (2200-HSE-FO-2011) available and used for reporting injuries, accidents, and near miss, etc

Is the Tidewater Subsea SAFE Cards (2200-HSE-FO-2014) readily available and all personnel aware of its purpose?

Have SAFE cards been completed, reviewed, and closed out regularly?

Are all injuries, accidents, near misses, being reported to company representative and / or rig control / vessel master?

HAZARDOUS MATERIALS

Are all hazardous materials stored correctly (as per SDS)?

Are Safety Data Sheets (SDS) readily available for all hazardous substances used in ROV operations?

OPERATIONS

Does the supervisor know the operational weather limits the ROV can work in?

Is the Supervisor aware of the companies ROV operating procedures?

Is the Supervisor aware of the other third party equipment and its impact on ROV operations?

Is a grounding strap on the ROV while on deck? What are the readings (note readings in comments)?

ELECTRICAL

Does the electrical integrity meet the specific country standards?

Are cables run on fixed cable trays, or otherwise safely secured and protected?

Are there grounding wires to deck from the winch, A-frame, HPU, charge cart and all containers which have a power supply feed?

Are danger / lockout tags available where required?

Is the Tidewater Subsea electrical isolation procedure being carried out correctly?

Are the electrical isolation certificates being documented correctly?

Is all lockout / Tagout equipment stored properly and available for use?

Are line diagrams of the electrical system available?

Is there electrical safety equipment available and in good condition (rubber gloves, insulated tools, etc.)

Are the high Voltage gloves in date?

CERTIFICATIONS

GENERAL

Does the system have a system certification and copies of certificates of inspection and load test?

Does the system have a Hose Register providing details on all the major system hoses in use?

Is the certification for the system in date and will it remain so for the project duration?

Are all items of lifting and rigging equipment identified with a legible identification number?

Are the inertia reels / fall arrestor devices inspected every 6 months? (Note date last inspected)

Are the fall harnesses inspected every 6 months? (note the date of last inspection)

Are all wire lifting slings lubricated and in good condition?

Is there a fire extinguisher in the workshop van? Certification Valid?

CONTROL VAN

GENERAL

Is there a fire extinguisher in the Control Van? Is the certification Valid?

Are the main and emergency exit doors functioning? hinges, latches, and locks?

Is the condition / security of all cabling to and from electrical enclosures acceptable?

Are all bulkhead cable penetrations correctly filled?

Is the PDU main isolator and interlock operating correctly?

Isolate PDU and check internal condition. Check for loose components and modifications. Is it acceptable?

Have there been any external modifications that may invalidate the certification of the van?

Is the line Insulation Monitoring System operating correctly?

Is the control van clean and orderly?

Are DVD and / or hard disk recorders operational?

Is the client monitor working?

Are communications with the rig / vessel working?

Is the ROV communications system functioning?

Is all documentation posted in the van relevant and up to date?

Is media stored in an orderly manner and correctly labeled with Tidewater Subsea labels?

Are all monitors, DVR and surface control units installed correctly in the racking console and all unused areas fitted with the correct blanks?

Is the system administration computer loaded with the correct reporting software (MAST, Manuals, forms, etc....)?

Do the crew know how to locate copies of the QHSE Policy, QHSE Manual and all other QHSE documents and forms within MAST?

Overall, does the control van present a professional, well maintained image?

WORKSHOP

GENERAL

Is there a fire extinguisher in the workshop? Certification valid?

Are the main and emergency exit doors functioning? Hinges, latches, and locks?

Is the condition / security of all cabling to and from electrical enclosures acceptable?

Are all bulkhead cable penetrations correctly filled?

Is the workshop van interior clean and tidy?

Are all hand and power tools free of damage and fit for use?

Check the inventory spares level; are there any areas where spares are lacking or there is excess?

Are the spares properly stored to prevent damage?

Does the crew perform regular checks to ensure the spares held are in usable condition?

Are there any faulty items that should be returned to the base for repair?

Does the system appear to have a lack of or excess of tools?

LAUNCH AND RECOVERY SYSTEM

UMBILICAL WINCH

Is the external condition good?

Are hoses and components free from leaks, damage, and corrosion?

Are all the operational functions in order?

Note approx. length of umbilical.

Has the umbilical been lubricated recently?

Has the umbilical had a continuity and isolation test recently?

Do welds on tie-down plates appear to be intact and painted on visual inspection and are all securing bolts tight?

If the winch is capable of being operated remotely, is there a warning sign clearly on the winch?

Are guards fitted around the moving parts of the winch?

Has the main lift umbilical been re-terminated within the last twelve months (note date)?

Does the umbilical at the bullet appear to be in good condition?

Does the winch op. have a clear view of the launch area?

Does the winch have permanent slip-ring protection or mountable protection when transiting?

Are the contingency plans for the recovery of the ROV in an emergency? (Vessel Specific Emergency Recovery Procedure)

A-FRAME

Is the external condition good?

Are hoses and components free from leaks, damage and corrosion?

Is there a hose register for all major hydraulic hoses?

Are all operational functions in order?

Do welds on tie-down plates appear to be intact on visual inspection and are all securing bolts tight?

WINCH HPU

Is the external condition good?

Are hoses and components free from leaks,damage and corrosion?

Are all operational functions in order?

Do welds on tie-down plates appear to be intact and painted on visual inspection and are all securing bolts tight?

If applicable, is the water cooling hose connected correctly?

Is there a vehicle earth strap fitted?

Conduct visual inspection of oil (good/bad?) Crew provide oil sample for inspection

APU

Is the external condition good?

Are hoses and components free from leaks, damage and corrosion?

Are all operational functions in order?

Do welds on tie-down plates appear to be intact and painted on visual inspection and are all securing bolts tight?

If applicable, is the water cooling hose connected correctly?

Is there a vehicle earth strap fitted?

Conduct visual inspection of oil ( good/bad? ) Crew to provide oil sample for inspection.

TETHER MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

TMS

Is the external condition good?

Are hoses and components free from leaks, damage and corrosion?

Are all operational in order?

Are the Anodes in good condition?

Is the tether in good condition? ( Note the length of the tether in the comments)

Are cage guards fitted or available?

Is the oil free of contamination?

Does the main lift point and swivel appear to be in good condition?

Are the TMS mechanical parts lubricated?

Conduct visual inspection of oil (good/bad) Crew to provide sample for inspection.

ROV

GENERAL

Does the ROV appear to be in good condition?

Is buoyancy adequate or have additional flotation devices been added?

Is foam block in good condition?

Are cables fitted correctly and securely?

Has additional equipment been fitted in a secure manner?

Are the vehicle anodes in good condition?

Is an emergency recovery strap fitted and in date?

Is the vehicle framework in good condition?

Are manipulators fitted and operational?

Is the gyro operational?

Is the depth sensor operational?

Is added tooling in good condition?

Is the LIM system operational? (note any ground faults)

Is the sonar operational?

Are there any oily leaks?

Conduct visual inspection of oil (good/bad?) Crew to provide oil sample for inspection.

DOCUMENTATION

GENERAL

Are all crew familiar with Mast system and know how to access documents?

Is the ROV technical log up to date and regularly used (MAST work orders)?

Does the content of the above log give a good representation of the history of the system?

Does the system have a correct and complete set of manuals?

Does the system have a complete and correct set of drawings?

Are the daily progress reports complied as required?

Does the system carry a supervisor hand-over folder in MAST?

Are client feedback forms being completed and submitted?

Are pre and post dive checklist available and used within MAST?

Has all project information and documentation been supplied by the Tidewater Subsea onshore support?

OPERATIONS

GENERAL

Was is possible for the auditor to observe the execution of at least one dive of the ROV system?

Prior to the dive, were all crew made aware of the task to be completed and the related controls and procedures?

Was the pre-dive check completed satisfactorily?

Was the launch of the ROV completed in safe and professional manner?

Were all crew members in communication during launch?

Was the task performed to the satisfaction of the client?

Was the recovery of the ROV completed in a safe and professional manner?

Was the post-dive check completed satisfactorily?

PROJECT EQUIPMENT & INTERFACES

GENERAL

Has a communication link been established between the ROV control van and the Vessel Bridge and on-line survey?

Is there a back- up computer link (e.g.radio) in case of failure of the main comms. link?

Have Subsea survey sensors and ROV surface computer data been interfaced to survey contractor's system?

If so are the interface details documented and accompanied by a legible drawing of the wiring?

Has any equipment been supplied by the client for interface?

If so, is the equipment operational and in good condition,and accompanied by operating and maintenance manuals?

Is all equipment operating and maintenance manuals present with any additional tooling?

TRAINING AND COMPETENCY

GENERAL

Have all ROV personnel attended a vessel/site specific orientation?

Are supervisors proving additional site training to new personnel? If yes, what training?

Are non-Tidewater Subsea personnel made aware of Tidewater Subsea requirements? How/by whom?

Are ROV personnel maintaining personnel competency compass development documentation?

Are supervisors involved in the training and competency development program?

Are there any SSE's on the ROV crew? Are they in compliance with the TDWSS SSE program (2200-HSE-MA-2001_10.28) ?

GENERAL ARRANGEMENTS

GENERAL

In your opinion, si the ROV system laid out in a safe and efficient manner, and in accordance with any agreed plans / GA drawnigs?

Does the system give the apperance of being in a clean and well-Maintained condition?

Has all interconnecting cabling been installed in a tidy professional manner?

Are the system components clean?

Confirm that the system has sufficient lighting to allow ROV activities to be carried out in a safe work hours of darkness?

Do you get the impression that you are in a safe work environment?

Are QHSE Policy / Safety Signs / Safety Notices clearly displayed?

Overall does the layout of the system allow for safe transit between the Control Room, Workshops and LAR's area?

Are there any risks to personnel due to the hight of step up/step down sections of the ROV work platforms and that steps and handrails have been installed where these are required?

Please note that this checklist is a hypothetical example and provides basic information only. It is not intended to take the place of, among other things, workplace, health and safety advice; medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment; or other applicable laws. You should also seek your own professional advice to determine if the use of such checklist is permissible in your workplace or jurisdiction.