3t Energy Group, owner of AIS Survivex, has reached the finals of the Offshore Safety Awards, organised by Offshore Energies UK (OEUK) and Step Change in Safety.
Step Change in Safety
Energy majors and local supply chain firms are among the finalists announced for this year’s Offshore Safety Awards.
Step Change in Safety celebrates its 25th anniversary this year with a full-day event at P&J Live.
Jake Molloy of RMT has been a part of the North Sea story for more than four decades; always on or directly involved with its shop floor.
Lots has been accomplished on the D&I front this year – and 2022 provides more opportunity to build positive momentum in the industry’s journey.
‘It’s not just about comfort, it’s about safety’: Call to address unfair standards for women’s offshore PPE
Calls are being made for the North Sea to address unfair PPE standards for women working offshore.
Major energy services companies in the North Sea have today put in place a joint initiative aimed at blocking unskilled labour in the market.
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.
A pulsating task filmed on an oil rig in the Highlands for a hardcore reality TV series will hit the small screen soon.
Step Change in Safety, the UK’s member-led energy safety organisation, says its “Life Saving Rule” quarterly safety theme has landed well with industry.
Last year forced everyone to focus on personal safety in a way we could never have expected. The three-word message of hands, face, space has led to us washing our hands regularly, wearing face coverings and observing social distancing wherever possible.
Twelve months ago, we were looking ahead with a sense of optimism to a new year and a new decade, and all that they bring. We could not envisage then what the first year of the twenties would deliver.
Trade body Oil and Gas UK has announced the shortlist for this year’s instalment of its prestigious OGUK Awards.
The family of a north-east woman who died in the Sumburgh helicopter tragedy say they have received “no closure” from the results of the fatal accident inquiry.
A union boss said yesterday that the difficulty of balancing platform maintenance backlogs against the risk of Covid-19 outbreaks was putting North Sea workers in a “dangerous situation”.
Step Change in Safety has added bosses from BP and Schlumberger to its leadership roster.
I have been involved with Step Change in Safety since 2016 and co-chair of the organisation since April 2019.
This has been a year of great challenge, not just in our industry but also across the UK and globally.
That fatalities and serious accidents are occurring in UK and Norwegian offshore installation decommissioning facilities comes as no surprise.
Bosses at Shell and Step Change in Safety have hit out at onshore decommissioning safety standards, warning that “too many people are still getting hurt”.
Mental health awareness has had an increasing profile in the energy sector over recent years. Perhaps now, more than ever, maintaining good mental health is particularly challenging, with fears of redundancy, furloughing and family ill-health all posing a potential distraction from safe operations.
Managing the risks of Covid-19 has been at the forefront of our minds in recent months. However, we must be careful not to be distracted from the ever-present potential of major accident hazards (MAHs).
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has revealed it prevented more than a million dodgy Covid-19 face masks from reaching the UK supply chain, with many headed for the North Sea oil and gas industry.
As the lockdown measures are eased, the number of workers offshore will steadily increase. Many will be faced with a “new reality” which will, in time, become the “new normal”.
Industry bodies Axis Network, and Step Change in Safety, are partnering to develop guidance for operators and the supply chain on inclusive offshore working practises.