Home / Microsites / Drilling It Safely / Video: Proper fitness-for-duty evaluations can reduce medical evacuations
Effective fitness-for-duty evaluations can help reduce the number of medical evacuations from drilling rigs, as a large portion of those evacuations are due to illness...

Video: Proper fitness-for-duty evaluations can reduce medical evacuations

[youtube]http://youtu.be/UaeY1SVWIb0[/youtube]

Effective fitness-for-duty evaluations can help reduce the number of medical evacuations from drilling rigs, as a large portion of those evacuations are due to illness or poor health, rather than accidents. Dr Robert Bourgeois, Medical Director of the Bourgeois Medical Clinic, spoke with Editorial Coordinator Kelli Ainsworth at the 2015 IADC HSE&T Conference, held 3-4 February in Houston, about the cost and consequences of failure to maintain the industry’s human capital.

Click here to read a study on medical evacuations from rigs in the Gulf of Mexico.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*