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Offshore safety statistics bulletin 2006/2007

Published on the HSE web site 2 August 2007

Fatal and Major Injuries to Offshore Workers

Provisional statistics relate to offshore incidents reported so far to Offshore Division and may change when final figures are available.

Figure 1:  Fatal and Major Injuries 1997/1998 – 2006/2007p

Figure 1: Barchart displaying fatal and major injuries 1997/1998 - 2006/2007p

Figure 2:  Combined Fatal and Major Injury Rate 1997/1998 – 2006/07p

Figure 2:  Linegraph displaying Combined Fatal and Major Injury Rate 1997/1998 – 2006/07p

Based on provisional figures for 2006/07:

Types of accident

Based on provisional figures for 2006/2007:

Over – 3- Day Injuries to Offshore Workers

Figure 3:  Over 3-Day Injuries 1997/1998 – 2006/2007p

Figure 3: Over 3-Day Injuries 1997/1998 – 2006/2007p

Figure 4:  Over 3-Day Injury Rate 1997/1998 – 2006/2007p

Figure  4: Over 3-Day Injury Rate 1997/1998 –  2006/2007p

Based on provisional figures for 2006/2007:

Types of accident

Based on provisional figures for 2006/2007:

Incidence of Ill Health to Workers Offshore

Dangerous Occurrences Offshore

Figure 5: Dangerous Occurrences 1997/1998 – 2006/2007p

Figure 5: Dangerous Occurrences 1997/1998 – 2006/2007p

Based on provisional figures for 2006/2007:

Hydrocarbon Releases[5]

Figure 6: Hydrocarbon releases 1998/99 - 2006/07p

Based on provisional figures for 2006/07:

(Supplementary data on hydrocarbon releases reported under RIDDOR, upon which Figure 6 is based, are voluntarily reported to HSE by operators on Form OIR12.  Final figures may be subject to variation depending on when OIR12 returns are made to HSE).

A further breakdown of the headline figures contained in this Bulletin will be provided later this year in the annual Offshore Injury and Incident Statistics Report, produced as part of the HID Statistics Report (HSR) series of publications.


Footnotes

[1]     Provisional data extracted from Vantage system via StepChange in Safety.

[2]     Upper limb includes finger/thumbs, hand, wrist and rest of upper limb.

[3]     Fractures to fingers, thumbs or toes are classed as over-3-day injuries and not as major injuries.

[4]     Upper limb includes finger/thumbs, hand, wrist and rest of upper limb.

[5]     Major Significant and Minor Release Severity Classifications are described on the HSE Website in the Hydrocarbons Release Database HELP facility.

Updated 2012-12-13