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Document ID (ISN)108762
CIS number 08-1346
Year 2007
Convention or series no. HSE Research Report 567
Author(s)
Health and Safety Executive
Title Accident statistics for floating offshore units on the UK Continental Shelf 1980-2005
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, 2007. iv, 32p. 2 ref.
Internet access http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/rrpdf/rr567.pdf [in English]
Abstract 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.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; floating plant; offshore oil extraction; petroleum and natural gas industry; causes of accidents
Descriptors (secondary) analysis of accident causes; report; statistics; reliability; frequency rates; compilation of statistics; classification; computerized data bases; safety service records
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Woodworking industry
Mines and quarries
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Petroleum and natural gas industry