Offshore


Drill rig induction scheme introduced to improve safety

The scheme has been introduced across all of SOCOTEC’s ground investigation projects to ensure everyone working within the vicinity of a drill rig is given a rig induction. Read More

Unregistered gas engineer sentenced after deliberate deception

A former gas engineer has been sentenced after conducting gas work he was no longer registered or competent to do and leaving it in a dangerous condition. Read More

Fines for Southern Gas and a construction firm after gas leak

A major UK gas distribution company and a Kent based construction company have been fined after a gas main ignited whilst it was being repaired. Read More

Medical treatment injuries soar in offshore wind sector

The number of medical treatment injuries in the offshore wind industry has risen by 86%, according to a new report. Read More

£1.25m fine for exposing public to fumes

During demolition and reconstruction of a wall, many live flues of gas boilers were removed, damaged and blocked, exposing residents to a risk from carbon monoxide poisoning. Read More

13 people treated in Scottish Gas chemical incident

The premises of Scottish Gas in Edinburgh was evacuated on Friday afternoon after a suspected chemical incident which saw three people admitted to hospital and ten others needing treatment. Read More

Gas safety: Capita set to continue running Gas Safe Register

The outsourcing giant Capita looks set to continue to operate the Gas Safe Register on behalf of the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) for another five years. Read More

Gas safety: Gas Tag defies UK’s tick-box safety culture

Paul Durose, CEO and Founder of Gas Tag sheds a light on the fraudulent gas safety industry – which doesn’t include a lot of safety – alongside his personal outlook towards wellbeing, employee culture and avoiding a burnout. Read More

Man dies at waste facility near Disney after falling into vat of oil

Worker was emptying oil and grease from a tractor-trailer when he slipped and fell. Read More

IOELVs Directive: Welcome step forward in battle against hazardous substance exposure

Occupational exposure to hazardous substances including toxic gas, volatile liquids and compounds, remains a key challenge for health and safety managers. Getting to grips with this often invisible yet very serious threat isn’t easy and is complicated by gaps in legislation. Read More


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