Step Change in Safety has commissioned a short film about the Piper Alpha disaster featuring artwork by Sue Jane Taylor.
Sue Jane, who was offshore in the months before to the disaster, sketched many of the men on Piper Alpha and went on to create the iconic memorial that now stands in Hazelhead Park.
The film was produced by The Art Department and features audio from a radio drama.
Step Change executive director Les Linklater said: “Piper Alpha affects every offshore worker, even today. By screening this short film to the entire offshore workforce, we are reaching a very wide audience in a way that has never been done before.
“The purpose of doing this is to remind people that Piper Alpha isn’t just history and we still have to guard against complacency. The same hazards and the same challenges that existed back then still exist today and how we manage them – through strong leadership and engaging the workforce in safety – is crucial in preventing a repeat of that tragedy.”
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