|Document ID (ISN)||69360|
|Convention or series no.
||OTH 96 523
||Parkes K.R., Razavi T.D.B.
Health and Safety Executive
||Psychosocial aspects of work and health in the North Sea oil and gas industry
||HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 6FS, United Kingdom, 1997. x, 58p. 68 ref. Price: GBP 25.00.
||Part I of this report comprises a review of the literature relating to work and health among offshore personnel. Topics covered include: patterns of illness and injury offshore; psychosomatic complaints and minor health problems; health problems associated with offshore shift rotation; mental health and stress offshore; health behaviours and lifestyle. Part II reports on a five-year follow-up study (1990-1995) which evaluated changes in mental health and job satisfaction in offshore and onshore personnel. Results showed a significant increase in perceived workload and anxiety over the follow-up period.
||United Kingdom; mental health; social aspects; offshore oil extraction; psychological effects
||literature survey; drug dependence; report; shift work; alcoholism; smoking; mental stress; anxiety; psychosomatic disorders; mental workload; diet; long-term study; sickness absenteeism
||E - Books, reports, proceedings
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom|
||Chemicals, plastics and rubber
|Broad subject area(s)
||Stress, psychosocial factors
Petroleum and natural gas industry
Alcohol and drug abuse