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All offshore vessels are required to have a sufficient number of life rafts in case an emergency evacuation of the crew is needed. Life rafts save lives by preventing workers from drowning or freezing in cold waters. However, all offshore workers need to be properly trained on how to safely deploy and board life rafts or further accidents can happen. Topics for Life Raft Safety Training How to ...
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Offshore work is one of the most dangerous industries in the country. Most offshore workers know the risks of rig explosions or being injured by heavy machinery, but they are probably unaware of the threats posed by flesh-eating bacteria. Contracting a flesh-eating bacterium is rare. However, the outcome can be severe. If not treated quickly, infection could result in an amputation or death. What ...
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The United States Coast Guard recently issued new rules that focus on offshore electrical safety. The new regulations expand the list of international explosion protection standards that must be met for offshore drilling sites. Most notably, all electrical equipment must now meet certification standards of either National Regulations or the International Electrotechnical Commission Systems for ...
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