HSE RSS feeds » Offshore oil and gas http://news.hse.gov.uk News and updates about health and safety from the Health and Safety Executive Fri, 13 Oct 2017 15:43:58 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2 Health and safety events focus on sectors http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/health-and-safety-events-focus-on-sectors-2/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/health-and-safety-events-focus-on-sectors-2/#comments Wed, 15 Mar 2017 11:59:21 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/health-and-safety-events-focus-on-sectors-2/10578 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/03/15/health-and-safety-events-focus-on-sectors/feed/ 0 Energy giant’s appeal against £3m fine dismissed http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/energy-giants-appeal-against-3m-fine-dismissed/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/energy-giants-appeal-against-3m-fine-dismissed/#comments Fri, 23 Dec 2016 11:45:37 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/energy-giants-appeal-against-3m-fine-dismissed/10328 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/12/23/energy-giants-appeal-against-3m-fine-dismissed/feed/ 0 Safety bulletin – Ergonomic Issues of DP Vessel Controls http://www.hse.gov.uk/safetybulletins/dp-vessel-controls.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/safetybulletins/dp-vessel-controls.htm#comments Mon, 19 Dec 2016 13:58:19 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52606 A semisubmersible DP drilling rig lost control of position for several minutes.  During this time it was obliged to shear the drill pipe and disengage the lower marine riser package, LMRP. Operators of dynamically positioned vessels and offshore installations should review the ergonomic aspects of their control system.

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RR1076 – Spontaneous ignition of gas turbine lubricants at temperatures below their standard auto-ignition temperatures http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/rrhtm/rr1076.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/rrhtm/rr1076.htm#comments Sat, 10 Dec 2016 16:05:25 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52563 This report describes research using a Spontaneous Combustion Calorimeter developed to study spontaneous ignition.

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RR1075 – Benefits of data management and data trending in the UK Continental Shelf oil and gas industry http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/rrhtm/rr1075.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/rrhtm/rr1075.htm#comments Sat, 10 Dec 2016 15:43:08 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52561 This report describes research to identify the barriers to the take-up of data trending to support ageing and life extension (ALE) decision making, in order to identify issues that industry could address.

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HSE jobs – Emergency Response Specialist: Marine Operations / Marine Engineer, Navy Architect or Master Mariner / Offshore Electrical Systems Engineer / Wells Engineering and Operations http://www.hse.gov.uk/careers/jobprofiles.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/careers/jobprofiles.htm#comments Fri, 24 Jun 2016 15:00:03 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51968 Vacancies: Emergency Response Specialist: Marine Operations – Are you a marine professional?; Marine Engineer, Navy Architect or Master Mariner – Join our exciting Marine Integrity Team; Offshore Electrical Systems Engineer – Do you possess knowledge of electrical systems?; Wells Engineering and Operations – Do you have experience of well engineering? Close date, 30 November 2016.

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Annual offshore statistics and regulatory activity report 2015 http://www.hse.gov.uk/offshore/statistics.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/offshore/statistics.htm#comments Thu, 09 Jun 2016 11:00:27 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51877 This annual report provides details of offshore injuries, dangerous occurrences and ill health reported to HSE under the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (RIDDOR), and HSE’s regulatory activity offshore during 2015. Offshore hydrocarbon releases and population data for 1992-2015, also published.

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Health and safety scientists given centre stage http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/health-and-safety-scientists-given-centre-stage/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/health-and-safety-scientists-given-centre-stage/#comments Wed, 13 Apr 2016 10:35:15 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/health-and-safety-scientists-given-centre-stage/8818 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/04/13/health-and-safety-scientists-given-centre-stage/feed/ 0 L65 – Prevention of fire and explosion, and emergency response on offshore installations: Approved Code of Practice and guidance (Third edition) http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/books/l65.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/books/l65.htm#comments Mon, 11 Apr 2016 14:40:42 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51372 This Approved Code of Practice (ACOP) and associated guidance provides practical advice on how you can comply with the requirements of the regulations. It provides guidance to those who own, operate or work on offshore installations and looks at how to prevent fires and explosions as well as how to protect people should they occur.

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L123 – Health care and first aid on offshore installations and pipeline works: Approved Code of Practice and guidance (Third edition) http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/books/l123.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/books/l123.htm#comments Mon, 11 Apr 2016 14:30:30 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51374 This Approved Code of Practice (ACOP) and associated guidance provides practical advice on how you can comply with the requirements of the regulations. The ACOP covers the provision of adequate first aid and basic health care for all personnel, including visitors, who are injured or become ill while on offshore installations.

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MS38 – Offshore first-aid qualifications: A guide for training organisations approved under the Offshore Installations and Pipeline Works (First-Aid) Regulations 1989 http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/MS38.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/MS38.htm#comments Mon, 11 Apr 2016 14:10:53 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51376 This guidance explains how to gain and maintain approval to run offshore first-aid (OFA) courses and will help new and existing training providers develop and maintain appropriate standards of OFA training. The guidance has been revised to reflect changes to the ACOP.

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MS39 – Offshore medic qualifications: A guide for training organisations approved under the Offshore Installations and Pipeline Works (First-Aid) Regulations 1989 http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/MS39.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/MS39.htm#comments Mon, 11 Apr 2016 14:00:45 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51378 This guidance explains how to gain and maintain approval to run offshore medic courses and will help new and existing training providers develop and maintain appropriate standards of offshore medic training. The guidance has been revised to reflect changes to the ACOP.

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Fuel giant sentenced over offshore platform gas releases http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/fuel-giant-sentenced-over-offshore-platform-gas-releases/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/fuel-giant-sentenced-over-offshore-platform-gas-releases/#comments Mon, 08 Feb 2016 15:45:19 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/fuel-giant-sentenced-over-offshore-platform-gas-releases/8302 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/02/08/fuel-giant-sentenced-over-offshore-platform-gas-releases/feed/ 0 Safety notice – Use of barrier glands in potentially explosive atmospheres to meet IEC 60079-14:2013 (edition 5) http://www.hse.gov.uk/safetybulletins/use-of-barrier-glands.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/safetybulletins/use-of-barrier-glands.htm#comments Tue, 02 Feb 2016 12:30:05 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=50849 The current International Standard allows the use of a ‘standard’ Ex certified flameproof gland as opposed to a Ex certified ‘barrier gland’ without the requirement to apply the previous flowchart used in the British Standard. There is evidence this approach creates a fire and explosion risk. This notice provides information on what action to take.

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North West business leaders have their say as ‘working well’ roadshow arrives in Liverpool http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/north-west-business-leaders-have-their-say-as-working-well-roadshow-arrives-in-liverpool/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/north-west-business-leaders-have-their-say-as-working-well-roadshow-arrives-in-liverpool/#comments Tue, 26 Jan 2016 18:40:37 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/north-west-business-leaders-have-their-say-as-working-well-roadshow-arrives-in-liverpool/8254 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/01/26/north-west-business-leaders-have-their-say-as-working-well-roadshow-arrives-in-liverpool/feed/ 0 Midlands business leaders turn out as Birmingham hosts ‘working well’ roadshow http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/midlands-business-leaders-turn-out-as-birmingham-kicks-off-working-well-roadshow/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/midlands-business-leaders-turn-out-as-birmingham-kicks-off-working-well-roadshow/#comments Mon, 25 Jan 2016 18:20:59 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/midlands-business-leaders-turn-out-as-birmingham-kicks-off-working-well-roadshow/8249 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/01/25/midlands-business-leaders-turn-out-as-birmingham-hosts-working-well-roadshow/feed/ 0 Health and safety system strategy roadshow arrives in Bristol http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/health-and-safety-system-strategy-roadshow-arrives-in-bristol/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/health-and-safety-system-strategy-roadshow-arrives-in-bristol/#comments Fri, 22 Jan 2016 08:00:22 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/health-and-safety-system-strategy-roadshow-arrives-in-bristol/8183 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/01/22/health-and-safety-system-strategy-roadshow-arrives-in-bristol/feed/ 0 Cardiff welcomes health and safety system strategy roadshow http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/cardiff-welcomes-health-and-safety-system-strategy-roadshow/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/cardiff-welcomes-health-and-safety-system-strategy-roadshow/#comments Thu, 21 Jan 2016 08:00:00 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/cardiff-welcomes-health-and-safety-system-strategy-roadshow/8157 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/01/21/cardiff-welcomes-health-and-safety-system-strategy-roadshow/feed/ 0 Scottish business leaders turn out as Glasgow kicks off ‘working well’ roadshow http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/scottish-business-leaders-turn-out-as-glasgow-kicks-off-working-well-roadshow/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/scottish-business-leaders-turn-out-as-glasgow-kicks-off-working-well-roadshow/#comments Tue, 19 Jan 2016 10:45:39 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/scottish-business-leaders-turn-out-as-glasgow-kicks-off-working-well-roadshow/8147 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/01/19/scottish-business-leaders-turn-out-as-glasgow-kicks-off-working-well-roadshow/feed/ 0 L154 – The Offshore Installations (Offshore Safety Directive) (Safety Case etc) Regulations 2015: Guidance on Regulations http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/books/l154.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/books/l154.htm#comments Tue, 19 Jan 2016 10:15:28 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=48867 This guidance is for anyone who has duties under the Offshore Installations (Offshore Safety Directive) (Safety Case etc) Regulations 2015 (SCR 2015), for example licensees, production installation operators, non-production installation owners and well operators. It provides advice and explains the regulatory requirements to those who may be affected by SCR 2015.

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