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Drilling Rigs And Production Platforms (Equipment And Safety Procedures)

Volume 15: debated on Monday 14 December 1981

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asked the Secretary of State for Energy how many safety inspectors are employed in checking equipment and safety procedures on drilling rigs and production platforms; and how many visits were made to each installation in 1980.

There are now twenty inspectors in my Department; 167 visits were made during 1980 to a total of 78 offshore installations by the 13 inspectors then in post.