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More than forty senior leaders from oil and gas companies recently attended a workshop to help them understand their responsibilities in managing Major Accident Hazards. They participated in a number of exercises including creating a generic ‘Bow Tie’ diagram, which aimed to help them clearly...
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So what is the situation regarding flights in Super Puma aircraft now? Following the publication of the preliminary report from the Accident Investigation Board Norway (AIBN) the 225 and 332L2 versions of the Super Puma family have been prohibited from flight by the European Aviation Safety Agency...
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This edition will mainly focus on the Air Accidents Investigation Branch's report into the Sumburgh helicopter crash. Other articles include stunning images from Sue Jane Taylor, Simplification, Joined-up Thinking and Survival Training.
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After more than two years of investigation, the Air Accident Investigation Branch (AAIB) report into the fatal Sumburgh helicopter crash has been published. The comprehensive and sobering report highlights progress in offshore helicopter safety since the incident but also contains a further 26...
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Alex Wilson joined Step Change in Safety in 2015 to share what he knows about offshore operations. The Operations Manager for Petrofac’s Greater Kittiwake Area was recently involved in a series of peer reviews with other companies, assessing each other’s ways to prevent hydrocarbon leaks. “I wanted...
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I’ve been lucky enough to be employed in the oil and gas industry for 18 years. During that time I’ve seen both ends of the safety culture scale and various interpretations of ‘Safety First’. My father worked in the Clyde shipyards for 50 years. He went from waving goodbye to his first hardhat as...
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