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Audit of Statoil – Mongstad

From 18 to 20 June 2014, the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) carried out an audit of Statoil connected with the planning and execution of scaffolding work at Mongstad.


Objective
The objective of the audit was to verify how Statoil is organising the proper planning and execution of the scaffolding work.

Result
Seven non-conformities were identified in connection with:

  • Incorrect use of suspended platforms in the installation
  • Own control of scaffolding in the installation
  • Supervisory duty relating to scaffolding in use
  • Maintenance of scaffolding materials
  • Training of personnel
  • Risk assessments
  • Transfer of experience and learning from incidents

In addition, four improvement points were identified in connection with:

  • Training
  • Language of labelling
  • The scaffolding manual
  • Governing documentation

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