The team behind a fitness company targeting the unique challenges faced by offshore workers has released a new app after a wave of interest in their programme.
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Offshore medevacs are meanwhile at their highest level in five years.
With smart technology taking over many aspects of day-to-day lives, including phones, watches, doorbells and even kettles, the oil and gas industry is following suit.
Offshore medical evacs and the “invisible cost” of onshore staff absences can be reduced by healthy lifestyles.
Offshore leaders are working to address health and safety risks as North Sea workers’ weight continues to grow.
Footage of a thrill-seeker BASE jumping from an onshore wind turbine has triggered a debate about safety online.
When we looked at the statistics from our clinical system in 2020 – pre-pandemic – we noted that the average size of offshore workers had increased from 75kg in 1975 to 95kg in 2020.
Safety should always be at the forefront of not just the energy industry but every sector, however, some say the reporting last week's fatal fire on a Pemex rig in Mexico highlights a profits-over-people mentality.
An Aberdeen trial has heard how “safety and cost” were weighed up on a BP (LON: BP) platform where a man died.
For most, the mention of the name Piper Alpha conjures thoughts of the North Sea’s darkest moment, a disaster that took place 35 years ago, however, for Ian Cukrowski, he remembers the first steady job he had in the energy sector.
At ASCO, safety excellence is one of our fundamental obsessions. It’s an integral part of our company culture, and we strive to embed it in every aspect of our operations.
G+, the health and safety organisation for the offshore wind sector, recorded that incidents in the sector were down in the UK during 2022, however, nearly 350 were reported.
A trade union boss is encouraging Valaris to be upfront about the circumstances that led to a worker going missing from a North Sea rig.
Unresolved maintenance backlogs spur fears about potential disaster that could be ‘curtains’ for North Sea
North Sea operators are being warned they are running a “terrible risk” not dealing with offshore maintenance backlogs.
Numerous tributes have been paid by industry figures to Jim Trodden, best known as the “unmistakably recognisable voice” of Step Change in Safety.
A low-price tag is often an attractive prospect for companies procuring safety footwear, whereas a high price point can often be viewed sceptically.
Three migrant workers have died so far this year in work-related accidents at a Singapore yard that services the global energy industry and is run by Keppel Corporation (SGX:BN4), whose clients include major international oil and gas companies.
‘What did I need to do differently?’ – Asco boss shares emotive story that ‘shaped’ approach to health and safety
“That's really where I can look back to and see how my whole focus towards this was developed”, Peter France told the Offshore Energies UK (OEUK) HSE conference.
A North Sea health and safety leader has underlined the need for industry to take the “good practice” it has developed into the transition.
More than 100 injuries were recorded in the UK onshore wind sector last year, according to new figures.
Equinor has been pulled up by the safety watchdog after faults that could have led to a “major gas leak” were found on one of its North Sea platforms.
‘Lives were endangered’ – Union boss hits out at North Sea safety culture after supply ship crashes into oil rig
A leading union chief says a collision between an oil rig and a supply vessel in the North Sea is the result of “commercial pressure” on safety.
After consulting with nearly 1,000 risk professionals across 75 countries worldwide and drawing upon insights from the Workforce Resilience Council and International SOS, the results are in.
A report containing the findings of an investigation into a fatal accident on a Shell platform in the US has been released.
Operator Apache (NASDAQ: APA) has been reprimanded following an incident on one of its North Sea platforms that could have caused “death or serious injury”.