Oil & Gas
Any event which results in
, and / or damage, and / or loss.
Blow-out Preventers (BOPs)
) valves designed to shut-off flow of
to prevent blowouts (accidental escapes of
from a well).
exercise to test search and rescue capability.
Ability to perform particular job in compliance with performance standards.
Risk of injury
Readily identifiable event with potential to cause an
or disease to persons at work and public or of significant actual of potential material damage.
Fatal Accident Frequency Rate (FAFR)
per 100 million man hours worked.
Death due to work related
Fatality Rate (FR)
per 1000 employees.
Lowest temperature at which vapour above a flammable liquid can be ignited.
Instrument to detect presence of various gases.
An unplanned event or chain of events which has or could have caused
or illness and / or damage or loss to environment, third parties or assets.
Physical harm or damage to a person resulting from traumatic contact between body of person and an outside agency, or from exposure to environmental factors.
Injury Frequency (IF)
per million man hours worked.
Injury Rate (IR)
per one hundred employees.
Injury Severity Rate (ISR)
Number of days lost per one million man hours worked.
Lost Time Injury (LTI)
Any work related
or illness which prevents that person from doing any work day after
Lost Time Injury Frequency (LTIF)
Number of LTIs recorded for a group of workers, per million hours worked by that group.
Near miss /
Any event which had potential to cause
and/or damage and or/loss, but which was avoided by circumstances.
Formal written system used to control certain types of work which are identified as (potentially)
Personal Protection Equipment (PPE)
Equipment / clothing which offers protection against
to health and safety.
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