Tea Shack News

Tea Shack News

One of our Tea Shack News contributors sat down with Bob Egan, a man whose no-nonsense approach to safety impressed the HSE so much, they created a job to get him on board. Have you met Bob Egan? As part of his secondment to HSE, Bob will be encouraging workforce engagement with safety by building...
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I've been an elected safety rep (ESR) for more than 15 years, working across five installations with different operators. I'm also a member of the Step Change ESR group which is identifying and promoting good ESR practices and creating a community where they can share experiences and provide...
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Having worked my way through an apprenticeship scheme onshore, I moved ito the oil industry five years ago. I initially worked in the UK North Sea, then the Norwegian sector, and now I am working in Egypt. Recently on the rig I was chatting to an agency technician who had moved to international...
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The number of collisions, near misses and serious marine incidents occurring within the 500m zone around an installation is increasing. These incidents range from objects being dropped when moving cargo between installations and ships, to potentially catastrophic collisions between ships and...
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This edition includes articles on safety in the downturn, what makes a good safety rep and Nexen's Golden Eagle.
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Former soldier Chris Kirk is months away from making a boyhood dream come true. By autumn, the 23-year old hopes to have completed commercial helicopter pilot training and begin a new career flying workers offshore from Aberdeen. Just five years ago, Chris was injured while serving for the 5th...
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