Step Change in Safety

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Life saving rules in the spotlight to improve safety

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.

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Mental health of workforce in focus

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.

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Step Change In Safety: Major accidents must be remembered

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).

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A new approach for a new decade

Imagine, for a moment, an industry whose workers can quickly report good and bad practices at work; where the reporting system looks the same wherever they are working; where workers get prompt feedback on what they have reported and the information collected is shared and used to improve the safety performance of participating companies and the industry as a whole.

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Step up for a new era in workforce engagement

More than 350 onshore and offshore safety representatives from across the UK gathered at Aberdeen’s P&J Live for the recent Safety Rep 30 Conference, which was organised by Step Change in Safety, the UK’s member-led oil and gas safety body, to recognise the 30th anniversary of the SI971 regulations brought in following the Piper Alpha tragedy.