U.K. SPELLS OUT TIMETABLE FOR SAFETY RULES

Britain's Health and Safety Commission (HSC) has laid out a timetable for introducing new offshore safety rules. The move comes in the wake of last year's Cullen report on what caused the Piper Alpha platform explosion and fire (OGJ, Nov. 19, 1990, p. 21). The accident killed 167 men in July 1988 on the U.K. North Sea platform operated by Occidental Petroleum (Caledonia) Ltd. The timetable is important for U.K. operators currently working on development of safety programs and equipment

Sep 16th, 1991
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