2019 has been an eventful year where further major hydrocarbon releases and events have occurred, proving we cannot afford to take our attention off other major accident hazards.
A North Sea boss has hailed new leadership measures to prevent major hazards offshore as being the “first time” in her career the industry has aligned in such a way.
An industry body will warn there is “much more to be done” to prevent major leaks in the North Sea at an Aberdeen conference later.
New figures published by the UK’s safety regulator have revealed there were 235 dangerous occurrences in the North Sea last year.
For some time now, Step Change in Safety has been focused on two key areas in the drive to continuously improve offshore safety: fostering better safety cultures through workforce engagement and reducing the number of hydrocarbon releases (HCRs).