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Institution of Occupational Safety and Health

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Offshore injuries and leaks fall but complacency is biggest danger 24 August 2011

The number of offshore oil and gas leaks that could potentially lead to a major incident has fallen, according to recently released safety statistics. Figures from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) show that there were 73 major or significant hydrocarbon releases associated with offshore installations in 2010/11, compared with 85 the previous year. Interestingly, there were 61 recorded in 2008/09; the lowest since HSE began regulating the industry....