A north-east man has continued to accuse his former oil and gas employers of wrongdoing over health and safety.
Stewart Logan claimed earlier in the week two large valves had fallen down, training days had been shortened and logbooks had been forged during his time at EnerMech. While at the company, he ran the Engineering Construction Industry Training Board, but resigned from the position last year.
He has accused his former employers of multiple breaches of health and safety regulations. However, yesterday he was asked why he had failed to raise the alarm during the four years he worked there.
Representing the company, solicitor Tricia Walker, said: “You have made a number of very serious allegations. In four years did you do anything apart from raise it with your line manager?” He claimed a number of incidents were reported by other people and that he raised them at health and safety meetings.
Ms Walker added: “Would it surprise you to know that HSE (Health and Safety Executive) paid a surprise visit to EnerMech shortly after you resigned, that it had never had a surprise visit before, and that no health and safety issues were identified?”
Mr Logan replied: “That would surprise me, yes.”
He also claimed he had been asked on multiple occasions to sign documents saying he had carried out training courses which he had not done.
The hearing continues.
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