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  • Published: 16 Feb 2024

Are your emergency procedures and your emergency equipment good enough?

Are your emergency procedures and your emergency equipment good enough
Are your emergency procedures and your emergency equipment good enough

Description of Incident

The United States Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) has published Safety Alert 469 relating to readiness for medical evacuation and dealing with emergency hazards.

An inspection of offshore sites in the Gulf of Mexico revealed:

  • Inconsistencies in the documentation and recording of injuries and illnesses;
  • Procedural gaps and possible flaws in working practices;
  • Problems with medical support and evacuation resources,

All which could affect the emergency response capabilities of facilities.

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