Tea Shack News

Tea Shack News

Scene: An offshore tea shack with a group of workers having a tea break. Rab, a 'Green Hat' and Tam, a seasoned offshore worker, strike up a conversation about the work they're doing and the hazards and consequences involved. Rab: "How's it going, Tam? How's the pressure safety valves change out...
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Standing up and doing a presentation can be one of the most harrowing tasks an ESR can do. Sweaty palms, mouth goes dry and instant memory loss as soon as you stand up. Yes, courses can help, but the best way to get confidence is practice. Even the best orators had humble beginnings, but gaining...
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Hydrocarbon releases can have catastrophic results. After almost reaching the 50% target reduction set in 2010, the oil and gas industry reaffirmed its commitment in 2013 to further reduce the number of hydrocarbon releases (HCRs) by 50% in three years. We can't achieve this target without learning...
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On 20th February 2014, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) released a report that will change North Sea operations forever. But while the report will change the industry and create challenges along the way, it is important to remember that the recommendations are designed to make travelling to work...
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Safety Rep Andy Nolan has won the Workforce Engagement Award at the UK Oil and Gas Industry Safety Awards. Andy, who is an elected safety rep at Talisman Sinopec Energy UK, was honoured for actively embracing worker engagement on safety. The UK Oil and Gas Industry Safety Awards celebrate the...
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The first edition of Tea Shack News includes a tribute to a much-loved offshore worker and ESR, a feature on Joined-up Thinking and information about helicopter RTBs.
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