The audit activity was carried out through a start-up meeting at Statoil's offices in Bergen with relevant personnel from the operations and project organisations, as well as through meetings, interviews and verifications on board Troll A.
The background for the audit activity was that Statoil was in the process of expanding the living quarters complex on Troll A.
The audit was part of the larger audit of the management of risk, health, safety, working environment and emergency preparedness in connection with simultaneous operations and modification on Troll A.
The purpose of the activity was to evaluate how Statoil facilitates future efficient and sound handling of materials on Troll A in general, and that the loading deck is suitable for safe lifting operations in accordance with regulatory requirements in particular. The audit focused especially on Statoil's measures to avoid blind spots.
The PSA made observations of a technical, operational and organisational nature.
We want to emphasise the following matters: