HSE AND LOSS PREVENTION MANAGER, PIRELLI TYRES ROMANIA S.R.L.
Popescu Sorin Martian is HSE and Loss Prevention manager at Pirelli Tyres Romania SRL since 2008 and he is responsible with the implementation of the Romanian legal requirements in force as well as internal standards for occupational safety, environmental protection and fire protection. He is a graduate of the Oil and Gas University of Ploiesti.
During the past ten years he has gained valuable experience in Health and Safety and Environment field by coordinating strategic planning, organization and execution of the HSE Management System including resource allocation, client relations, site audits, regulatory compliance, incident investigations, governmental representation, external committee involvement, budgeting, forecasting, subcontractor pre-qualifications and training. Raised safety standard significantly through multiple new initiatives which subsequently reduced incidents annually . Developed safety program, ensured proper utilization and carried out detailed audits of facility sites.
He has gained experience related to Integrated risk assessment,Industrial Hygiene, Ergonomics , Management System and Certification, Accidents and Incidents reporting and investigation and Training.
Has also been involved in a program developed by Pirelli Group in cooperation with DuPont, called “ Excellence in Safety “ !
Excellence in Safety Rational is a program launched worldwide to meet Pirelli needs with main reasons :
Harmonize and strengthen safety culture globally, ensure sustainability of results; to build a clear roadmap for global safety improvement, with standard set of activities, and the flexibility to adapt the approach to local needs and to adopt a consistent approach globally, to internally benchmark site safety performance.
Expected result is the creation of a culture of anticipation.
How can we improve the degree of implementation and adoption of health and safety programs and strategies in Romania?
Through effective and effective communication, and most importantly, the cultural change in occupational safety and health. We must understand that all incidents and accidents can be prevented. And what we need to do: have a health and safety management system in place to ensure proactivity.