World Offshore Accident Databank Releases Update
WOAD, the world’s leading repository of offshore accident information, has released the latest update of the worldwide offshore accident databank, by adding over 300 new accident records and thus, bringing the dataset up to the Hercules 265 blowout on 23rd July 2013.
With records of 6451 accidents occurring to 3795 operating units, WOAD continues to be a critical resource to those working in risk and hazard management, insurance and regulation in the offshore industry globally.
Improving safety and managing risk requires understanding the hazards the industry players face.
The WOAD data is systematically organized and provides thorough detail on the accident and the unit involved, providing industry with the information they need to take lessons learnt and improve safety for the future.
DNV GL, April 29, 2014