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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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Industry, regulators, training providers and workforce representatives worked together to develop an interim UK standard for BOSIET (basic offshore safety induction and emergency training) and FOET (further offshore emergency training) using the compressed air emergency breathing system (Cat-A EBS...
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When working in the offshore industry, no matter what the role, it’s important to have the right skills, training and knowledge to enable you to do your job properly. Only through engaging with their employees can companies ensure they have the right information and training before they head...
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The main focus in this edition is redundancies in the oil and gas industry, and how people can help themselves and others. There's also articles on simplification and standardisation and a new feature with our agony aunt, Aunt Jessie...
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