In the world of commercial diving, especially in saturation environments, safety is of utmost importance.
Offshore medics based in the North Sea are making efforts to unionise over dissatisfaction with pay and conditions.
According to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), approximately 1.8 million people suffered from a work-related illness in the UK in the fiscal year 2021/22.
We have all had that sinking feeling when you are told that you are good to go, but you still feel that something isn’t quite right. Ongoing recovery support is the true milestone in returning to work, engaging in beloved sports or activities, and enjoying social interactions.
When we looked at the statistics from our clinical system in 2020 – pre-pandemic – we noted that the average size of offshore workers had increased from 75kg in 1975 to 95kg in 2020.
Most of us look forward to the summer months when we can enjoy the summer sun and outdoor activities, whether at home or abroad. But what should you be aware of to make sure you stay safe and make the most of the better weather?