In the audit, the PSA investigated how Statoil’s working environment management system safeguards follow-up of potentially risk-exposed groups. The audit was directed at Statoil’s process operators. The company had to demonstrate vis-à-vis the PSA that a functioning management system had been established which resulted in the identification, mapping and follow-up of risk factors for the group of employees, so working environment and personnel safety factors were fully prudent. Employee involvement was one of the topics of the audit.
The entire audit was carried out at Kårstø.
The audit activity is part of the PSA’s main priorities for 2012: Risk-exposed groups. This has been one of the agency’s main priorities since 2007. The goal for this effort is that the PSA will contribute to a reduction in the risk of injury and illness for particularly risk-exposed groups by:
The objective of the audit activity was to assess the company’s systematic activities to identify and follow-up groups that could be exposed to risk in their own activities, as well as employee involvement in the working environment area.
The following topics were emphasised:
Two nonconformities were identified in the audit:
Four improvement items were registered: