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Document ID (ISN)110788
CIS number 10-0395
ISSN - Serial title 0925-7535 - Safety Science
Year 2010
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Vinnem J.E.
Title Risk indicators for major hazards on offshore installations
Bibliographic information July 2010, Vol.48, No.6, p.770-787. Illus. 33 ref.
Abstract Major hazards risk indicators are proposed for offshore installations, based on what has been used by the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway for the Risk Level approach in the Norwegian offshore petroleum industry. Since 2002, leading indicators are also used, in the sense that indicators for barrier performance are included together with the lagging indicators. The purpose of this paper is to recommend how indicators may be used by individual companies and installations in an efficient manner, based on the extensive experience in the field of major hazard risk.
Descriptors (primary) major hazards; offshore oil extraction; risk factors
Descriptors (secondary) Norway; explosive atmosphere detection; fire detection; hazard evaluation; safety factors
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Mines and quarries
Safety organization and training
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Petroleum and natural gas industry
Explosions
Fires
Major hazards
Mining and quarrying