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Health Technical Notes

Health Technical Information Sheets

The health technical information sheets have been produced by the Energy Institute's Health Technical Committee (HTC) to provide guidance to industry on a number of health related issues. Key information is presented in this series of concise desktop reference sheets. The health technical infomation sheets are principally written for medically trained personnel (e.g. examining physicians); however separate sheets will also be made available for non-medical personnel (e.g. managers, site operators) on relevent topics.

 The areas covered by the health technical information sheets are:

  • Individual health risk assessment (# 1)
  • Medication and work (# 2)
  • Medication and work - a brief guide for managers (# 3)

New titles will be added to this series in due course.

To download the Health techncial information sheets click here

Occupational Safety and Health Adminstration (OSHA) Reporting: Guidance for Clinicians

The health technical note has been produced by the Energy Institute's HTC to provide information and guidance to clinicians on the implementation of occupational safety and health administration (OSHA) reporting standards.

To download the OSHA reporting: Guidance for clinicians click here

Guidance Note on Immunisation Recommendations for Offshore Medics

The health technical note has been produced by the Energy Institute's HTC to provide information and guidance to offshore medics on immunization recommendations addressing the two broad duties for employers in relation to infection and offshore medics.

To download the Guidance note on immunisation recommendation for offshore medics click here

Non-licensed asbestos work for the oil and gas industry

This technical note provides guidance for the administrative management of asbestos onsite and is applicable to the onshore and offshore oil and gas industry. It provides a brief overview of current legislation and practical applications on what constitutes Licensed Work (LW), Non-Licensed Work (NLW) and when it should be notified as Notifiable Non-Licensed Work (NNLW). Various responsibilities including planning, initiating, supervising, undertaking, through to verifying the work are outlined in the document.

The Technical note on Non-licensed asbestos work for the oil and gas industry is currently under review; the next edition will be available shortly.