One of the services North Sea Lifting Ltd (NSL) frequently carry out is the auditing of lifting and Work at Height (WAH) operations at various onshore and offshore locations to identify any shortfalls in performance against the current regulations, HSE guidance and industry good practice.
A new Diver’s rigging and lifting training course and assessment process has been developed to formally measure and establish the existing skill levels of experienced divers involved with handling loads under water.
The word competent is used extensively in the oil and gas industry. It is also used to describe the type of personnel required to carry out lifting operations.
The drilling industry is moving through an extraordinary boom time. An industry once known for its straightforward approach to working has evolved into a highly technologically advanced and safety-conscious industry.