HSE is aware of aware of incidents of “damaged and dislodged gratings”on rigs which presented risks of harm to offshore workers..
Investigations are continuing six months after worker Jason Thomas went missing from the Valaris 121 North Sea oil rig.
The Valaris 121 arrived in Dundee in January – where it remained until earlier this week – two days after a worker on board was reported missing.
There are concerns that other North Sea rigs could have the same issue as the Valaris 121, where 50-year-old Jason Thomas went missing in January.
A trade union boss is encouraging Valaris to be upfront about the circumstances that led to a worker going missing from a North Sea rig.
Health inspectors have found a hole in the deck of a North Sea rig - which appeared the same day a worker went missing and sparked a huge search off Aberdeen.
Campaign groups projected messages calling for an end to new fossil fuels onto the rig, which has been the focus of a missing persons investigation.
Police told Energy Voice there are not believed to be any suspicious circumstances surrounding Mr Thomas' disappearance last month.
Police have named the man who went missing from an oil rig in the North Sea last week as 50-year-old Jason Thomas from Wales.
A North Sea union boss has called out the “staggering situation” whereby UK regulators are not investigating Sunday’s offshore rig incident when a worker went missing.
Police officers will board an oil rig in Dundee this week after a worker went missing in the North Sea.
A North Sea oil rig has arrived in Dundee after one of its workers went missing.
Offshore driller Valaris has announced a string of new contracts and extensions worth around $275 million, including four notable North Sea awards.