The finalists for this year’s Offshore Safety Awards have been announced.
Step Change in Safety
Oil rig workers will get the opportunity to pay their respects to those who perished in the Piper Alpha disaster thanks to a live video link provided by a safety group.
A ground-breaking study to ensure North Sea workers could escape from helicopter windows has been recognised with a prestigious award.
Aberdeen-based safety organisation Step Change in Safety has announced it is to launch a series of guidance packs focused on examining major accident hazards on offshore installations.
Step Change in Safety has said disruption caused by the introduction of new survival training requirements for North Sea workers will be “minimal”.
Safety organisation Step Change in Safety (Step Change) has announced the launch of new guidance outlining best practice in oil and gas to prevent hydrocarbon release.
By the mid-1990s post Piper Alpha safety standards had started to plateau.
Executive director of the organisation tasked with keeping offshore workers safe, Les Linklater of Step Change speaks to Energy Voice about how essential it is to get people to talk about helicopter safety, even when that conversation is difficult.
Step Change in Safety has commissioned a short film about the Piper Alpha disaster featuring artwork by Sue Jane Taylor.
Oil and Gas UK (OGUK) has sounded the call for nominations as it prepares to celebrate the champions of North Sea safety.
Eighteen finalists will go head-to-head at a revamped event showcasing the champions of oil industry safety in Aberdeen next week.
The Offshore Safety Awards ceremony has been postponed following the North Sea helicopter crash which claimed 13 lives.
Pilots are flying into a "black hole" when landing on North Sea platforms at night.
The leader of the Step Change in Safety group said the lessons from the Sumburgh crash were not just the North Sea’s to learn.
The past month has been an interesting one.
It’s hard to believe that four years ago, I stepped into the role here at Step Change in Safety. Like my New Year’s resolutions, my hopes and the reality didn’t always align. Since day one, there have been many successes and Step Change’s strategic priorities have evolved. But, sadly, there have been tragic and stark reminders of just how much is still to be done.
The head of industry body Step Change in Safety urged offshore workers operating in the harsh conditions of the North Sea to use their "stop work authority" if they felt working in severe offshore weather was compromising safety.
Industry body Step Change in Safety has been recognised for its contribution to the energy sector at the 2015 Northern Star Business Awards, held in Aberdeen.
Those of us of a certain age will remember playing outdoors - often unsupervised for many hours - especially in the summer months.
Industry body Step Change in Safety has bolstered its Leadership Team with the addition of seven offshore safety reps. The new members have joined as part of Step Change’s specially selected group of 18 Elected Safety Reps (ESRs) who are part of the Step Change’s Leadership Team and provide regular feedback on their colleague’s safety concerns.