Last month’s OGUK HSE Conference was inevitably going to involve discussions on Covid. It is inevitable, but also incredible, to reflect on how fast the industry adapted and worked together to manage the pandemic.
Health, Safety & Environment
An investigation has been launched following the death of a worker several months after he was injured at a major north port.
A pulsating task filmed on an oil rig in the Highlands for a hardcore reality TV series will hit the small screen soon.
ChampionX has praised the ongoing safety efforts of its regional workforce in continental Europe for achieving the company’s ‘Goal Zero’ safety target for the tenth year in a row.
A Shell employee was taken to hospital following an incident at the St Fergus gas terminal.
North Sea installations could soon be kitted out with NASA-inspired technology to watch for dangerous gas leaks.
Step Change in Safety, the UK’s member-led energy safety organisation, says its “Life Saving Rule” quarterly safety theme has landed well with industry.
3t Energy has appointed a new finance director for its training division with the goal of driving “ambitious” global growth plans.
It would take a brave person to make a firm prediction as to what the energy industry will look like in the coming years.
Representative body OGUK has announced that tickets are now live for its first-ever wholly digital Health, Safety & Environment Conference.
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.