|Document ID (ISN)||108762|
|Convention or series no.
||HSE Research Report 567
Health and Safety Executive
||Accident statistics for floating offshore units on the UK Continental Shelf 1980-2005
||HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, 2007. iv, 32p. 2 ref.
||http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/rrpdf/rr567.pdf [in English]
||In 1999, four databases holding information about United Kingdom Continental Shelf semi-submersible flooding incidents were interrogated. The survey revealed that none of them had a complete recording of such incidents. Consequently, the event frequencies being obtained varied with the availability of sources. Furthermore, it was identified that there were incidents which were not recorded in any of these sources. There was no reason to believe that the situation and figures for other types of events on floating units should be any different. Hence, it was decided to carry out a study on the frequencies of accidents on floating units, based on a critical review of the coding of incidents in the existing databases. This report consists of the results of this analysis.
||United Kingdom; floating plant; offshore oil extraction; petroleum and natural gas industry; causes of accidents
||analysis of accident causes; report; statistics; reliability; frequency rates; compilation of statistics; classification; computerized data bases; safety service records
||E - Books, reports, proceedings
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom|
Mines and quarries
|Broad subject area(s)
||Industries and occupations
Fires, explosions and major hazards
||Petroleum and natural gas industry