for professionals in the liquid bulk and chemical supply chain

Understand the risks associated with your supply chain and operations, and design the steps necessary to protect people, environment, assets and reputation.


Certificate of completion

HSEQ (Health, Safety, Environment, Quality) is a crucial part of a sustainable business in the liquid bulk and chemical supply chain.
During this training, you will first learn how to develop a safety culture and implement safety management systems. Secondly, you will learn how to prepare for when the worse happens with a robust crisis response plan, efficient crisis communication, and effective contingency planning. The training includes a tabletop crisis handling exercise.

Many companies either have a lack of resources for HSEQ or would like to review their current setup. We are here to share our experience and provide a scalable playbook to boost your safety performance.

Module 1: Building HSEQ Excellence

Unit 1: Getting started

Introduction to HSEQ and the training setup.

Unit 2:  Supply chain sustainability

Review why managing suppliers, site operations, distribution, and customers have become key in creating a sustainable business.

Unit 3: HSEQ culture

Effective risk management depends partly on the behavior of individuals in an organization. Learn how to develop and improve a company’s safety culture.

Unit 4: Safety management systems

Acquire the skills to create and implement step-change improvements in safety without large-scale disasters to drive them.

Unit 5: Crisis dynamics

Every organization is vulnerable to crises. Understand the dynamics of a crisis so you can improve your preparedness.

Unit 6: Crisis handling – tabletop exercise

Review and describe a crisis scenario involving hazardous goods. Brainstorm about how to (1) prepare & protect, (2) respond, (3) recover, and (4) mitigate. Review strengths and weaknesses and define an action plan.

Unit 7: Crisis response

Find out how to implement a robust emergency response capability for a chemical and hazardous goods supply chain.

Unit 8: Crisis communication

Learn the basics of how to communicate effectively during a crisis and increase trust with all stakeholders.

Unit 9: Contingency planning

It is important to develop responses in advance for various situations that might impact business. Increase knowledge on how to draw up a contingency plan.

Unit 10: Commitment to Responsible Care

Drive continuous improvement in safe chemicals management and achieve
excellence in HSEQ.

Unit 11: Evaluation and certificate download

Review and evaluation of the course after which you can obtain your certificate of completion.


This program is for reference only and subject to changes without prior notice.

-Increasing and maintaining knowledge
-Implementing best HSEQ practices
-Working towards continuous improvement
-Committing to responsible care
-Staying ahead of the competition
-Improving employee skills
-Finding synergies
-Keeping up with industry changes
-Increasing job satisfaction
-Providing internal promotion opportunities

-HSEQ professionals
-Supply chain professionals
-Logistics professionals
-Shipping & chartering manager
-Traders & commercial professionals
-Ship owners
-Tank terminal operators
-Tank container operators
-Flexitank operators
-Trucking companies

No specific prior education is required.

We can provide this training in-house for two days at your business premises anywhere in the world, for between 3 and 12 people on dates to suit your needs.

After an in-company training, we can assist you in putting together an actionable plan.

From time to time, we arrange training courses at our training centers in Breda and Taipei.

You can find our upcoming schedule here.

A virtual option of this training is available. Click here to learn more about our Virtual HSEQ Training.

Rudi Stalmans, Managing Director of ener8 and the program trainer, uses a practical teaching approach. He worked for an oil and chemical major, one of the largest tank terminal operators, a global chemical shipbroker, and logistics companies. Rudi has experience in parcel tanker shipping and barging, tank containers, flexitanks, forwarding services, tank storage, chemical warehousing, and secondary distribution services.

HSEQ has always been a top priority for Rudi. While in Asia, he has been a fervent promoter of the implementation of HSEQ standards in the region.

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