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Dry Deluge Testing

Open extinguishing systems are the primary care method in case of fire, and as such their regular testing is obligatory and a bare necessity for both workers and equipment, as well as the environment.

Offshore helicopter crashes: improving safety and saving lives

In the last thirty years or so, a number of offshore workers have lost their lives in helicopter crashes. The need for better offshore helicopter safety is paramount for UK organisations, such as the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), which have worked to improve regulations and protect the 18,000 UK oil rig workers during their risky commute.

What are the worst offshore helicopter crashes and how have industry authorities attempted to improve matters?

Compressed Air Foam for Offshore Substations

Many companies in the renewable electrical power industry have installed offshore substations in their distribution grids to accommodate ever-increasing demand, necessitating increased safety considerations.

Bridging the racial divide to boost offshore support

The American Petroleum Institute has launched the Explore Offshore campaign to counter criticism of offshore drilling in US coastal southeast states. It specifically focuses on minority communities, who are more likely to be opposed to offshore drilling. Why is there disparity in opposition to oil and gas, and what benefits could the campaign provide for these communities?

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