Representative body OGUK has announced that tickets are now live for its first-ever wholly digital Health, Safety & Environment Conference.
Health, Safety & Environment
Lifesaving equipment specialist Drager Safety UK (DSUK) is today announcing the launch of a new Aberdeen-based equipment hire division.
‘We are not where we need to be’ – Equinor CEO pledges to improve safety after several ‘serious incidents’ in 2020
Equinor’s chief executive has vowed to toughen safety measures after the firm experienced “several serious incidents” throughout 2020.
The environmental watchdog for the UK offshore oil and gas industry has temporarily paused routine offshore inspections due to the worsening of the Covid-19 situation.
Last year forced everyone to focus on personal safety in a way we could never have expected. The three-word message of hands, face, space has led to us washing our hands regularly, wearing face coverings and observing social distancing wherever possible.
Families across the UK are preparing for a Christmas like no other. With the announcement earlier this month of a ‘Christmas bubble’ –the forming of up to three households, who can stay together from 23 to 27 December, as agreed by all four UK nations, families up and down the country are deciding who to include.
An investigation has been launched after water entered a North Sea platform’s elevator shaft while crew members were conducting an inspection.
Twelve months ago, we were looking ahead with a sense of optimism to a new year and a new decade, and all that they bring. We could not envisage then what the first year of the twenties would deliver.
International SOS explores how a culture that promotes health and wellbeing will better protect your workforce
A leading HSEQ based consultancy has announced the creation of a new recruitment division to expand their range of HSEQ services as part of an ambitious growth strategy.
The Covid-19 pandemic has been one of the most impactful influences on the global workplace in recent years. Not since the advent of PCs and the introduction of the internet and email have organisations from every sector felt such a dramatic change in the way they work.
The UK’s workplace safety watchdog has accused two offshore energy sector firms of putting crew at “serious risk” of catching Covid-19.
Increasing manning levels offshore is the "only way" the North Sea sector will be able to clear its growing maintenance backlog, according to oil and gas safety chiefs.
A union boss said yesterday that the difficulty of balancing platform maintenance backlogs against the risk of Covid-19 outbreaks was putting North Sea workers in a “dangerous situation”.
The number of hydrocarbon releases and non-compliance issues increased in the UK offshore oil industry last year, according to new statistics from the country's workplace safety watchdog.
North Sea safety bosses have insisted the oil and gas industry is “still in control”, despite a recent resurgence of Covid-19 offshore.
North-east firm Quensh has moved into bigger premises and hired a new managing director to lead its growing team.
A serious incident involving a Sikorsky S-92 helicopter in Norway is being investigated.
North Sea helicopter bosses created some turbulence of their own last month with eyebrow-raising statements about competition and pricing pressures.
If Covid-19 has taught the world anything, it is that the power of digital technology to save time and money and improve our lives was not being used to its full advantage.
Mental health awareness has had an increasing profile in the energy sector over recent years. Perhaps now, more than ever, maintaining good mental health is particularly challenging, with fears of redundancy, furloughing and family ill-health all posing a potential distraction from safe operations.
The UK’s health and safety watchdog is making “initial inquiries” after a generator overheated on the FPF-1 platform in the central North Sea.
An innovative scarecrow system could help tackle the foul issue of seabird droppings on offshore wind farms and platforms.
With increased maritime activity and the globalisation of demand, through ever-shorter supply chains focused on the Asian hub, there is a heightened potential for incidents at sea. This increase in shipping activity highlights a pressing need to improve safety and efficiency onboard ships through a focus on non‐technical skills. Our rationale is to optimise Human Factors training to prevent the next costly incident and help save lives.
Having assisted clients during previous health challenges such as Ebola, Zika virus, SARS, avian flu and the H1N1 2009 influenza pandemic, global healthcare provider Iqarus has approached Covid-19 using its wide-ranging medical expertise and experience to support its clients with additional services and expert solutions.