North Sea firms have been moving away from traditional training methods for staff and adopting technology from video games that force workers to live through vital training scenarios in the virtual world.
Step Change in Safety
Craig Wiggins, who has spent time at the likes of BP, Petrofac and Neo Energy, will replace Steve Rae in October.
“It was a really hard decision for me because I’m passionate about what I do, but the executive director position at Step Change needs some to work on it full-time,” says Steve Rae.
Executive director of Step Change in Safety, Steve Rae, is stepping down from his role at the organisation after almost four years at the helm.
“We should be ashamed of ourselves if we let our lawyers stop us from sharing things that can save people, businesses and lives,” a top North Sea safety boss has warned.
A well-known and much revered oil and gas workforce publication makes its return today after a four year absence.
Numerous tributes have been paid by industry figures to Jim Trodden, best known as the “unmistakably recognisable voice” of Step Change in Safety.
Step Change in Safety, the member-led safety organisation, is today holding a 25th-anniversary celebratory event at P&J Live.
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.
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.