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Document ID (ISN)36653
CIS number 81-2038
ISSN - Serial title Vern og velferd
Year 1981
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Kårstad O., Karlsen J.E., Flydal E., Ebbestad A.V., Bye S., Ryall R., Remøe S.O., Østby H.
Title Working environment - offshore rigs and maritime transport
Original title Arbeidsmiljø - offshore og skipsfart [in Norwegian]
Bibliographic information 1981, No.6, p.19-55. Illus. 3 ref.
Abstract Series of articles on present-day occupational safety problems: fatal accidents involving offshore oil rig workers, with examples showing the hazards inherent in certain activities; multiple and difficult problems facing safety officers on drilling platforms; problems of language communication (too many instructions written in English or badly translated into Norwegian); psychological and linguistic problems of oil-rig workers; transport by helicopter; human error, the safety expert's stumbling block; problems of accident investigations; compatibility of safety measures with communications organisation; trends in accidents on board Norwegian ships.
Descriptors (primary) offshore oil extraction; sea transport
Descriptors (secondary) occupational accidents; Norway; helicopters; communications; human failure; safety officers; plant safety organization; accident investigation; foreign workers; statistical aspects; round-up; fatalities
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Mines and quarries
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Water transportation
Petroleum and natural gas industry