MANAGEMENT OF EMERGENCIES IN THE NORTH SEA

The safety aspects related to oil activities on the Norwegian Continental Shelf are of great concern to the companies involved, the authorities and the public. This concern relates to personnel safety, protection of the environment and the safety of the installations. The overall safety work is all-embracing in the sense that it must be integrated with the design, the construction and the operation. Basically, safety is achieved by measures to prevent accidents from occurring and by emergency measures to reduce the consequences if accidents do occur. A wide range of R&D projects, of which many have been initiated or sponsored by the government, are concerned with improving safety. The emergency preparedness aspects have been in focus for several of these, and the intention of this paper is to give a survey of current thinking on an overall emergency preparedness system and how it should be built up, maintained and further developed.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Selvigs Publishing A/S

    P.O. Box 9070 Vaterland, Christian Krohgs gt. 16
    Oslo 1,   Norway 
  • Authors:
    • Ellingsen, H V
  • Publication Date: 1980

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 28-32
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00323490
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 6 1981 12:00AM