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Document ID (ISN)28559
CIS number 78-229
ISSN - Serial title De veiligheid
Year 1977
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Kuyntjes E.E.
Title Offshore safety - Occupational hazards and prevention in oil and gas recovery in the North Sea
Original title Off-shore-veiligheid - Arbeidsrisico's en de preventie bij off-shore-werkzaamheden voor olie- en gaswinning op de Noordzee [in Dutch]
Bibliographic information Mar. 1977, Vol.53, No.3, p.95-102. Illus.
Abstract Review in the light of Dutch experience: economic aspects of offshore drilling; built-in safety in design of equipment; analysis of hazards and personal protection; work conditions in the North Sea (cold climate, high winds, low water temperature, fog, darkness; noise; work-rest schedule); living conditions on a drilling platform; safety measures (distribution of instructions to all personnel; organisation; warning notices; firefighting and telecommunications equipment); medical service; diving work; lifting by crane under rough sea conditions; possibilities of increasing safety.
Descriptors (primary) offshore oil extraction; plant safety organization
Descriptors (secondary) fire fighting; safety by design; Netherlands; work during bad weather; diving; conditions of work; hours of work; telecommunications; rescue equipment; plant health services; future trends; cold water; safety rules; drilling rigs and derricks; lifting of loads
Document type -
Subject(s) Chemicals, plastics and rubber
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Petroleum and natural gas industry