Working at height

The offshore oil and gas industry is a leader in developing safety practices and safe working systems, but falls from height are still a serious problem world-wide.  Falls from a height are the single largest cause of death and serious injury in industry today and one of the problems in dealing with these incidents is that they are so varied.

This IMCA video has been developed to help promote the need for safety awareness when working at height – taking the time to use proper protective equipment, safe working practices and looking out for yourself and your colleagues

Various hazards are discussed, with real-life demonstrations of what to do and what not to do in situations such as working up a ladder, near a ladder, on a stinger, near an open hold and during loading/unloading of pipes.