CATEGORIZED | Drilling It Safely, News, Videos

Astronaut: Over time, normalization of deviance will lead to lower standards

Posted on 12 February 2014

http://www.drillingcontractor.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/video-jl-22014a.flv

Why do bad things happen to individuals and teams with stellar safety histories? Under everyday pressures, they may succumb to a long-term phenomenon called normalization of deviance. In this exclusive video from the 2014 IADC Health, Safety, Environment & Training Conference held last week in Houston, astronaut Mike Mullane discusses the consequences of this normalization and what companies can do to prevent it from impacting safety. Mr Mullane, who has completed three space missions, draws on his NASA experience to help the oil and gas industry prevent a “predictable surprise.”

 

1 Comments For This Post

  1. paul sanchez Says:

    Can I get a copy of the following video clip:

    “Astronaut: Over time, normalization of deviance will lead to lower standards”

    Posted on 12 February 2014

    I would like to use it our safety meeting.

    Thanks
    Paul Sanchez

Leave a Reply

*

FEATURED MICROSITES


Recent Drilling News

  • 20 April 2015

    ExxonMobil exec calls for urgent action on US LNG exports

    The US may be at risk of losing economic opportunity and the ability to solidify its role as a global leader in energy production – unless the government moves to approve liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports...

  • 20 April 2015

    Kongsberg simulators selected to enhance training in Mexico

    FIDENA, on behalf of Mexico’s SCT has selected Kongsberg Maritime offshore simulators for the Marine Education Center in Ciudad del Carmen, Campeche...

  • 15 April 2015

    DNV introduces steel forgings RP to increase subsea standardization

    Steel forgings are important building blocks for subsea components and are often tailored to meet end-users’ specific requirements. This results in long delivery times...

  • 14 April 2015

    BSEE issues proposed BOP, well control regulations for public comment

    On 13 April, US Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced proposed regulations that call for more stringent design requirements and operational procedures for critical well...

  • 14 April 2015

    Wood Mackenzie: Deeper cuts may be needed to achieve cash flow neutrality

    The rapid and aggressive response by oil and gas companies to low oil prices has stabilized the sector; the price required for companies to be cash flow neutral in 2015...

  • Read more news