Construction operations employees’ (company and contractor) total recordable and lost time injuries/illnesses

  1. Recordable injuries/illnesses: This value includes all company and contractor recordable injuries and illnesses, including days away cases, utilizing the criteria specified above, from January 1 through December 31 for construction operations employees (includes offshore construction, piping, platform structural modifications, major equipment additions pipelines, major painting activities, platform installations and decommissioning, maintenance, associated transportation, associated catering, diving, etc) that are assigned to the operator’s OCS locations. These activities are usually directed by a construction inspector or supervisor and are larger projects, in most cases. It also includes restricted activity and transfer cases that are associated with no-days-away-from-work incidents. Transportation of personnel (e.g., helicopters, boats) injuries and illnesses incurred while supporting OCS activities should be included regardless of the occurrence location (e.g., shore base, OCS, transit). If transportation services are shared between OCS operators and others, only appropriate injuries and illnesses (i.e., those for which the operator is accountable) should be included with the operator’s records. Office staff and management who are located onshore should not be included unless the company has an established process to include only the time they spend offshore and any associated offshore injury/illness.
  2. DART injuries/illnesses: This value is the number of construction operations employee (company and contractor) injuries and illnesses on the OCS for which there were days away from work, transfer and/or restricted duty situations.

Source: API RP 75, Recommended Practice for Development of a Safety and Environmental Management Program for Offshore Operations and Facilities: Upstream Segment, Third Edition, May 2004. Global Standards

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