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Audit of Songa Offshore

From 22 to 26 August 2016, the PSA carried out an audit of Songa Offshore's overall barrier management on Songa Equinox and the interaction between operational, organisational and technical barrier elements.


The objective of the audit was to verify that the interaction between operational, organisational and technical barrier elements was being catered for in a coherent and consistent manner, so as to achieve the greatest possible risk reduction. This entails awareness of which barriers have been established and their intended function, as well as the performance requirements defined for the specific operational, organisational or technical barrier elements necessary for ensuring their individual effectiveness.

Result
One non-conformity was identified in connection with barrier functions and use of MOB suits.

In addition, three improvement points were identified in connection with training of the emergency response organisation, the maintenance programme, and training and drills.

Songa Offshore has been given a deadline of 11 November 2016 to report on how the non-conformity and improvement points will be dealt with.

Øyvind Midttun, Press contact
Email: oyvind.midttun@ptil.no | +47 51 87 34 77