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Human factors, shift work and alertness in the offshore oil industry
Katharine R. Parkes
|Statement||Katharine R. Parkes.|
|Series||Offshore technology report -- 389|
|Contributions||Great Britain. Health and Safety Executive.|
Abstract Accidents such as the Piper Alpha disaster illustrate that the performance of a highly complex socio-technical system, is dependent upon the interaction of technical, human, social, organisational, managerial and environmental factors and that these factors can be important co-contributors that could potentially lead to a catastrophic event. Health, Safety and Environment is considered as the top priority among the activities carried out in an oil gas industry. The oil industry has commitments to develop and maintain the technologies, standards, best practices and programs which are essential to enhance the workplace safety.
Aug 01, · Insomnia is a common problem in offshore shift-work environments. In rotating shift-work environments, daylight and darkness cues are incongruent with sleep and work schedules. As a result, many shift workers find it hard to adapt to the schedule, resulting in suboptimal sleeping patterns and increased workforce fatigue. Human Factors in Oil and Gas Capability Statement Atkins HF Capability: The Atkins Human Factors (HF) team onshore and offshore facilities worldwide. With Human Factors specialists based in the UK, USA and Canada, we are able experience in the Design and Human factors industry and has been involved in the design and delivery of over.
Feb 03, · Evidence shows that some of the industry-related accidents during the last few decades, such as Chernobyl, Three Mile Island, Bhopal, and chemical spill into Rhine and Valdez, have all occurred in the middle of the night, and, according to the investigations, the main cause of these accidents was reported to be shift work and human errors Cited by: Sep 25, · The role of Human Factors, in complex environments like the oil and gas industry, has seen a paradigm shift over a very short span of time recently. Past studies have limited focus on the human system interfacial directbuyarticles.com: Raj Kiran, Saeed Salehi, Catalin Teodoriu.
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This report describes a two-part study of human factors, shift work and alertness in the oil industry, with particular reference to control-room personnel working offshore oil industry.
Discover. This report describes a two-part study of human factors, shift work and alertness in the oil industry, with particular reference to control-room personnel working offshore. Part I reports a questionnaire survey of control-room operators, employed either on North Sea platforms or at onshore terminals.
The main aim of the study was to compare the onshore and offshore work environments, and. Mar 01, · Buy Human Factors, Shiftwork and Alertness in the Offshore Oil Industry by Health and Safety Executive (HSE) from Waterstones today. Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Pages: Human factors, shift work and alertness in the offshore oil industry.
By K.R Parkes and London (United Kingdom) Health and Safety Executive. Abstract. SIGLEAvailable from British Library Document Supply Centre- DSC(OTH ) / BLDSC. The Human Factors of Process Safety and Worker Empowerment in the Offshore Oil Industry: Proceedings of a Workshop. Washington, D.C.: Washington, D.C.: The National Academies directbuyarticles.com: David Krapf.
Demanding work patterns add to the challenges experienced; in particular, in the offshore oil/gas industry, intensive shift rosters are essential for the operation of continuous production and.
Katharine Parkes This report describes a two-part study of human factors, shift work and alertness in the oil industry, with particular reference to control-room personnel working offshore oil. This sheet provides advice on good practice for managing shift work, and associated fatigue risk, in the offshore industry.
It is intended to supplement HSE’s generic guidance (HSG) on shift work and fatigue risk by providing emergent knowledge and sector specific information to support the UK offshore sector in fatigue risk management. The offshore oil and gas industry operates a diverse range of shift work schedules, with uncertainty as to which are the most appropriate in terms of health and safety.
Night-shift work causes desynchronisation of the work and sleep periods with the circadian rhythm (body clock). Abstract. Health and safety are often discussed in the same breath but the relationships between them are not clearly articulated.
The current study was conducted in the UK offshore oil and gas industry – a physically and mentally challenging work environment - where the well-being of personnel is important for their performance. Aug 01, · Specific examples include the tendency for night shift workers offshore to actually adapt to the night-phase shift offshore and the relatively good sleep quality reported during night work.
Some excellent reviews are available addressing the offshore environment specifically, but much interesting work still remains to be directbuyarticles.com by: Offshore Oil & Gas industry Employees who are fatigued and sleepy make more human errors and are more likely to get involved in accidents than well-rested and alert individuals.
Managing poor sleep and fatigue should therefore be a top priority for offshore O&G organizations. Working hours in the offshore petroleum industry Katharine R. Parkes, Ph.D. University of Oxford, UK. work and overtime’ is high on the list of human factors end-of-shift alertness.
They work in a wide variety of industries including the emergency services, healthcare, the utilities, transport, manufacturing (including oil, gas & chemical industries), entertainment and retail.
Poorly designed shift-working arrangements and long working hours that do not balance the demands of work with time for rest and recovery can result in fatigue, accidents, injuries and ill health.
Human factors and ergonomics. People are involved in all aspects of work, which is why HSE recognises the importance that human factors can play in helping avoid accidents and ill-health at work. PSYCHOSOCIAL ASPECTS OF WORK AND HEALTH IN THE NORTH SEA OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY PART V Offshore work/leave schedules: Data analyses and review SUMMARY The work described in this report draws on a.
Flexibility and long shifts Research shows that they can provide multiple benefits or serious costs to all parties, depending on the balance of many factors, such as the nature of the work, total weekly hours, and the skill and sophistication of management.
GUIDELINES IN PRODUCING AN EFFECTIVE SHIFT AND TASK HANDOVER SYSTEM Bob Miles Health And Safety Executive SUMMARY This report reviews available literature on the topic of shift handover. The topic is defined and the task of controlling complex systems is examined, with particular reference to the offshore industry.
Relevant. human factors in relation to health and safety, the aim is to optimise human performance and reduce human failures. However, the effects of longer offshore tours of duty have received very little attention or research. Given current industry shift pattern trends, there is a pressing need to address.Offshore shift work schedules.
During offshore operations, some shift workers work in night shifts for multiple weeks in a row. During these shifts, daylight exposure is missing or completely reversed. This makes it hard to completely adjust to the imposed shift work schedule [Waage, et al., ()].This information sheet sets out some basic principles for setting a policy on working hours offshore.
Offshore Information Sheet 7/ Guidance for managing shiftwork and fatigue offshore1 addresses the problems of shift design and integration into the safety management system (SMS) along with the management of fatigue associated with shift work.