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Document ID (ISN)67371
CIS number 96-1354
ISBN(s) 0-7176-0886-7
Year 1996
Convention or series no.
Author(s)
Health and Safety Commission, Oil Industry Advisory Committee
Title Management of occupational health risks in the offshore oil and gas industry
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 6FS, United Kingdom, 1996. iv, 27p. 64 ref. Price: GBP 8.00.
Abstract This guidance is aimed at offshore installation operators, owners and contractors and other employers with responsibilities for the health of workers on installations, pipelaying barges, heavy lift vessels and similar vessels. Contents: legal requirements; management of occupational health issues; identifying chemical, physical, biological, ergonomic and psychosocial hazards to health; risk assessment and control (selection of control measures, controlling psychosocial risks, monitoring and review of control measures, health surveillance); mitigating adverse health effects.
Descriptors (primary) plant health organization; offshore oil extraction; United Kingdom
Descriptors (secondary) harmful physical agents; harmful substances; hazard evaluation; mental stress; role of management; legislation; medical supervision; social aspects; directive; biological hazards
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Chemicals, plastics and rubber
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Petroleum and natural gas industry
Occupational health services