Scotland’s Offshore Industry Issued Warning

Monday, November 26, 2007
Scotland’s offshore oil industry was issued a government health warning by the Health and Safety Executive. The HSE published a new report which says more must be done to improve safety on oil and gas installations.

The warning comes after a major three year investigation by the HSE’s Aberdeen-based Offshore Division into the safety and integrity of almost 100 offshore installations and their equipment. Amongst its many findings, the document reveals: There was wide variation in performance across the sector, but worryingly, there were wide variations within some companies. Source: Scotland Marine News

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