This summer, Michael Mulders, a HSE Supervisor our of Kentech’s operations on the Shell Pernis site in the Netherlands, welcomed his daughter into the team for some work experience. Here, she introduces herself and tells us her experience.
Hello, my name is Naomi Mulders. I am 14 years old and I live in Etten-Leur in the Netherlands. I have several hobbies: reading, painting and swimming. But my biggest hobby is hockey.
I am currently a goalie at Rapid MB1 (U16) in Gorinchem. We play sub-top nationally, so, in addition to training at least 3 times a week, I have a game every Saturday in the South of the Netherlands; from Rotterdam to Maastricht. I also like to umpire hockey games. I umpire both youth matches and senior matches from local up to regional level.
I did an internship at Kent Pernis in the HSE department this summer. Because of coronavirus, I got to work from home. Among other things, I was able to process eye rounds, resets, system reviews and safety pays off administratively. I really enjoyed being able to experience the business world in this way and understand what it means to be “working safely”.
At the beginning I had to get used to the different handwriting on the different forms. Sometimes it was really puzzling to be able to decipher what they meant, but the more forms I processed the faster it went. Sometimes I wondered why certain things would or would not be done. Then you notice that theory is sometimes slightly different than practice. Also, I didn’t expect that one form could bring about a lot of work.
My classes at school have started again. Unfortunately, my work for Kent also stops, but I hope that in the future I can help with the processing of HSE papers again. Thanks for this experience and who knows until next time!
Greetings Naomi Mulders.