Numerous tributes have been paid by industry figures to Jim Trodden, best known as the “unmistakably recognisable voice” of Step Change in Safety.
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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”.
A north-east firm that specialises in oil and gas security services is toasting success after one of its bosses picked up a prestigious award.
There is no doubt that the UK’s energy market is changing rapidly. In 2020, renewable energy accounted for 43% of the UK’s electricity generation. For the first time, clean power generated more electricity than fossil fuels.
New research has shed light on the role of the Piper Alpha disaster in preventing further oil and gas releases in the North Sea.
Despite the ongoing uncertainties in the energy industry, Step Change in Safety’s commitment to make the UKCS the world’s safest basin is a reassuring constant.
Working on an offshore Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Commissioning (EPCC) project for three years without a lost time incident (LTI) is an achievement.
Future renewables developments will need to account for continually increasing expectations around health and safety, a legal expert has warned.
Seadrill Europe Management has been hit with a coercive fine after “serious breaches” were identified on one of its North Sea platform.
Aberdeen-headquartered Nucore Group has made a strong start to 2021, bagging two North Sea contracts worth a combined £1.2 million.
It would take a brave person to make a firm prediction as to what the energy industry will look like in the coming years.
Vysus Group has secured a framework agreement with Norway’s oil and gas safety watchdog.
Air Control Entech (ACE) has launched the “world’s first” lightweight optical gas imaging inspection system for use in the oil and gas industry.
‘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.
An oil and gas worker had to be airlifted off a North Sea platform earlier this month after they were struck on the head by a crane hook.
Norway’s offshore health and safety watchdog has identified several “serious breaches” on board one of Equinor’s North Sea platforms.