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Audit of Statoil – Tjeldbergodden

From 9 to 11 May 2016, the PSA carried out an audit of the management and performance of crane and lifting operations and follow-up of occupational health and safety at Tjeldbergodden (TBO).


The objective of the audit within the crane and lifting operations domain was to assess Statoil's and the subcontractors' management systems and practice as concerns the administration and management of materials handling, technical condition and maintenance of lifting equipment and lifting facilities at TBO. The audit also focused on Statoil's management of OHAS, with special emphasis on follow-up of Statoil's own personnel and personnel of the insulation, scaffolding and surface treatment, and maintenance and modification subcontractor.

Result
Non-conformities were identified in connection with:

  • Maintenance of wire rope
  • Training of scaffolding users
  • Documentation of safety labelling of machinery
  • The occupational health service
  • Training and competence

In addition, improvement points were identified in connection with:

  • Lifting operations
  • Norms for rope work
  • Handling of non-conformities
  • Chemicals and chemical exposure
  • Storage space for permanent PPE
  • Protection from contact with hot surfaces and fixtures
  • Working environment mapping

Statoil has been given a deadline of 8 July 2016 to report on how the non-conformities and improvement points will be dealt with.

Non-conformity:
Entails that a condition is assessed as not complying with a regulatory requirement.

Improvement point:
Entails that we have identified a deficiency or weakness, without there being sufficient grounds for determining a breach of regulatory requirements.

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