When talking about workplace safety, the safety of the workers or personnel in a rig or a plant is what is discussed the most. One crucial aspect of safety, which is protecting the equipment and devices in high-risk work environments like on a ship or a rig, is hardly ever talked about.
Anyone working in the oil & gas or marine industry can vouch for the fact that the working environment can be harsh – both from external and internal factors. External factors include extreme sun exposure etc. Internal factors include falling debris and mechanical damage among others.[Continue reading…]