Loss of health certificates among offshore petroleum workers on the Norwegian Continental Shelf 2002-2010

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Horneland, Alf Magne; Moen, Bente Elisabeth; Holte, Kari Anne; Merkus, Suzanne L.; Ellingsen, Kjersti Lunde; Carter, Tim; Aas, Randi Wågø; Ulven, Arne Johan;
(2011)
  • Publisher: Via Medica
  • Subject: :Midical sciences: 700::Health sciences: 800::Occupational health: 809 [VDP] | petroleum industry | loss of licence | :Medisinske fag: 700::Helsefag: 800::Yrkesmedisin: 809 [VDP] | health certificate | offshore

<p>Background: A health certificate is required to work on the offshore petroleum installations of the Norwegian Shelf. Loss of health certificate (“loss of licence”, LOL) may cause economic problems for the individual worker. A private compensation system (OSO) w... View more