Managing fatigue in the oil and gas industry
The IPIECA – the global oil and gas industry association for advancing environmental and social performance - and the International Association of Oil and Gas Producers (IOGP) have launched a new suite of guidance for the oil and gas industry: ‘Managing fatigue in the workplace’
The guidance brings together and updates all elements of the previous IPIECA-IOGP fatigue publications including – fatigue management in the workplace, performance indicators for fatigue risk management systems, assessing risks from operator fatigue, and fatigue in fly-in, fly-out operations.
The guidance provides an overview of the issues around fatigue with a focus on developing, implementing and evaluating a fatigue risk management system. It gives managers and other personnel an outline of the fatigue risk issues inherent in oil and gas operations and offers guidance on their assessment and management.
The guidance is supported by supplementary documents and tools:
- Fatigue information sheets
- Biomathematical references list
- Checklists and tools
Download the suite of guidance here.
"Fatigue Prevention Guidelines for Personnel in the Refining and Petroleum Industries (Standard RP 755)" issued by the American Petroleum Institute in response to the 2005 Texas City BP refinery explosion.