An oilfield services company has been reprimanded over a number of failures relating to a drilling rig.
Norwegian watchdog, the Petroleum Safety Authority, found eight ‘non-conformitites’ relating to the semi-submersible COSLPromoter facility.
The objective of the audit was to verify COSL’s management of emergency preparedness, the working environment and employee participation on COSLPromoter, as well as follow-ups from previous verifications and audits.
Non-conformities were identified in connection with system for training the emergency preparedness organisation offshore, lifeboats, use of MOB suits, maintenance of emergency preparedness equipment, mapping and risk assessments within the working environment, verification of measures and closure of non-conformities, working environment competence among managerial personnel, and the working environment committee (AMU).
In addition, improvement points were identified in connection with marking of escape routes in outdoor areas and securing of inventory in accommodation quarters.
COSL has been given a deadline of November 17 to report on how the non-conformities and improvement points will be addressed.