|Document ID (ISN)||58533|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0925-7535 - Safety Science
|Convention or series no.
||Risk perception and safety on offshore petroleum platforms - Part I: Perception of risk
||May 1992, Vol.15, No.1, p.39-52. 24 ref.
||A survey among petroleum personnel on the Norwegian Continental Shelf drew respondents from 5 companies and 8 installations. Of those staying on the installations at the time, 92% replied to a questionnaire concerning risk perception and safety (n=915). Factor analysis detected (in Part I) three underlying dimensions of risk perception: disasters and major accidents, ordinary work injuries and post-accidents measures. The dimensions are discussed and an analysis made of differences in perceived risk according to personnel category, phase of work, employment conditions and execution of specific activities. The implications for safety and contingency measures are discussed.
||Norway; offshore oil extraction; major hazards; risk awareness
||occupational accidents; statistical evaluation; questionnaire survey
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||Norway|
||Chemicals, plastics and rubber
|Broad subject area(s)
||Fires, explosions and major hazards
Petroleum and natural gas industry