Every employee has the right to live and work in a health and safety compliant environment. But in offshore locations, the challenges to health and safety are much more pronounced than in other industries.
Working in remote locations – on oil and gas rigs or scientific research vessels – offshore workers are subjected to a unique set of conditions that aren’t found on the mainland. Cramped conditions, industrial equipment and challenging weather patterns all ensure that offshore staff need access to high-quality medical care and emergency medical assistance.
With the right medical personnel and rigid health and safety planning, looking after the health of offshore workers can become a streamlined and efficient process. In today’s article, we explore how offshore employers can look after the health of their offshore staff.