By Bill Campbell, retired Shell International HSE Group Auditor
Benzene exposure risks and the Norwegian Oil and Gas Industry
Just some related background that may be of interest in the debate about this subject re health and safety at the Nyhamma gas plant et al.
The Petroleum Safety Authority in Norway were concerned enough about health aspects of benzene exposure that it held a meeting of experts on the subject in 2015 including representatives of the industry*, Norske Shell does not appear to be on the participants list!
Suffice to say PSA had a general concern that much more needed to be done re the prevention of exposure to Benzene in the industry and they would be including this concern looking for improvements in their future audits and inspections.