Offshore NDT (non-destructive testing) technician. Here he is testing the quality of the welds to ensure that they will not fail when a large load will be applied.
Following on from last weeks post, today we see the Emergency response team practicing if there was an emergency inside the accommodation.
Above is the fire team leader, his role here is directing his fire team, maintaining communications between his team, and the platform control room.
The O.I.M setting the scene, and briefing the emergency fire team.
For exercise - there has been indication of smoke inside the accommodation.
Fire team leader, briefing his team on a suspected accommodation fire indicated on the panel.
Fire team, updating the leader with information.
Fire team, practicing safe fire door drills.
O.I.M and his Deputy, reading through the Emergency response plan.
O.I.M updating the platform personnel, on the situation. The deputy O.I.M calling the coast guard, for exercise purposes informing them of our drill, and establishing helicopter response times.
The scribe, updates relevant information, like wind direction and sea conditions incase we needed to evacuate.
Over the next couple of posts, ill like to show the different roles involved in the unlikely event of an emergency occuring. Today I will start with the control room.
The alarms have sounded, and a scenario has been set. Everyone on board the platform is making their way to their allocated muster points,
For exercise - We have a missing person and the O.I.M is briefing the emergency response team and what actions they are to take and provide them with information.
For exercise, for exercise - the O.I.M keeps all persons on board updated on the situation.
The scribe regularly logs the situation and ties all the information together in one place, to make it easier for the manager to make their decisions.
The O.I.M and his Deputy O.I.M, reading through the Emergency response plan, making descisions on what actions are required.
The BP Miller, has the tallest flare stack in the North Sea, at 162m high,
(4m taller than Blackpool tower)
Caught our breath back, after a lung busted 15 ladder climb.
Image of the Brae Bravo platform, from the top of BP Miller flare.