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In the oil and gas industry, risk assessments are conducted to ensure the implementation of risk control measures, thus preventing the realization of hazards and maintaining a safe working environment. Consequently, understanding the meaning and relevance of common industry terms related to hazards is crucial. The following information provides explanations of basic terms used in […]

Analyzing the Causes of an Accident

To determine the true origins of an accident or incident, various techniques are employed. One such technique involves the continuous use of a questioning approach that asks ‘why?’ and then applies the obtained answers to create a causal tree analysis on a visual diagram. By applying this technique to the described accident, we can illustrate […]

“Comprehensive Accident/Incident Investigation Process”

1.1 Definitions 1.1.1 Significant InjuryA significant injury is one that is not categorized as ‘major’ but leads to the injured person being absent from work or unable to perform their full range of normal duties. 1.1.2 Major InjuryMajor injuries are those that pose a serious threat to a person’s health and well-being. 1.2 Outcomes – […]

Incident Case study, Oil rig Abu Dhabi

Case Study 1.2Location: Offshore Oil Rig, Abu Dhabi Incident Overview:On a typical day on an offshore oil rig in Abu Dhabi, the production operations were proceeding as usual. The day shift crew was responsible for a routine shutdown and maintenance of a key processing unit. During this maintenance, an unexpected incident occurred that led to […]

Benefits of Investigating Accidents and Incidents

Near Misses and Dangerous Occurrences:Investigating near misses and dangerous occurrences, even if they didn’t result in injuries, is crucial. The absence of injuries in one instance doesn’t guarantee the same outcome if the event recurs. Such investigations hold equal importance and provide valuable lessons for prevention. Categorizing Incidents:Incidents can be categorized based on their outcomes, […]

Accident investigation

Investigating accidents and incidents serves two crucial purposes. Firstly, it helps identify their root causes, and secondly, it provides valuable insights to prevent their recurrence. It’s important to emphasize that investigations should not focus on assigning blame but rather on encouraging full cooperation from employees. Every workplace contains inherent risks and hazards, and measures are […]

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