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When I started working in HSSE six months ago, I had no experience of the oil and gas industry. However, I did have a background in health, where I began to understand the motivational behaviours of people. It turns out that the biggest barrier to making changes is a lack of clear, concise,...
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Twenty-eight year old Karen McCombie celebrates a decade of working offshore this year. Karen is an Offshore Support Planner and Heli Admin on Claymore, and is on the incident management team. "I went offshore the week after my 18th birthday. Initially it was just to make good money until I decided...
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This edition looks at safety efforts on the Teekay Petrojarl Banff, how to teach kids about safety and updates on the BOSIET training course.
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Why do we think that no-one but a properly qualified electrician should work inside a switch room cabinet, or no-one but a properly qualified mechanical technician should change the oil in a gear box, while at home anyone can change an electric plug or oil in their car. Offshore we are not allowed...
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Tea Shack News sat down with Bob Walker, chief engineer on the Teekay Petrojarl FPSO, Petrojarl Banff, to discuss what they do to create a safe working environment. Hi Bob, we’ve been hearing a lot from different installations about their safety initiatives. What have you done recently on Petrojarl...
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The BOSIET training course is under review again and changes are expected to take place to include the new CA-EBS. Those on the BOSIET Review Group have prioritised the implementation of the CA-EBS over the rest of the training course. Emily Taylor, who sits on the Review Group, said: "The BOSIET...
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