Health and safety

Aberdeen

Piper Alpha: Have we learned the lessons?

July 3, 2018

One of the key questions posed repeatedly in the decades since the Piper Alpha disaster is: could it happen again? The head of a leading safety group and a senior trade unionist give their verdicts.

Aberdeen

Piper Alpha: Cullen Report left no stone unturned

July 2, 2018

Piecing together precisely what happened, why it happened and how to prevent another Piper Alpha happening again took Lord Cullen two years and 400 pages. The impact can be seen across the industry today and his verdict on the present state of offshore safety continues to hold great weight.

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