oil & gas
oil & gas
Our consistent standards of remote medical advice ensure the safe delivery of global operations of our partners in the Oil and Gas industry. We work on the basis of the requirements that have been drawn up per industry.
Oil & Gas
Offshore Oil & Gas installations or Rigs, are often located in remote and challenging environments. These installations are essential for the exploration and production of oil and gas, but they also present a range of potential hazards and risks to the workers on board. As a result, it is essential that these offshore installations have adequate medical support and resources in place to ensure the health and safety of all personnel.
One key aspect of having comprehensive remote healthcare at offshore installations is the provision of remote medical advice, also known as Topside Medical Support. In this model, the Emergency Response Physicians are based onshore and are available to provide guidance and support via a hotline or other communication method in the event of a medical emergency on the installation.
There are several key reasons why having Topside Medical support is so important at offshore installations. One of the most obvious is the distance from land. Many offshore installations are located hundreds or even thousands of miles from the nearest hospital or medical facility, which means that if a medical emergency were to arise, it could take a significant amount of time for the affected individual to be transported to land for treatment. This could have serious consequences, particularly in the case of a serious injury or illness.
Having access to our trained Emergency Response Physicians via a hotline allows for prompt and effective treatment to be given in the event of an emergency, even if the medical professionals are not physically present on the installation. This can significantly improve the chances of a positive outcome. In addition, having access to medical advice allows for ongoing care and monitoring of workers who may be suffering from chronic conditions or injuries, ensuring that they receive the treatment they need to recover and return to work as soon as possible.
Another important consideration is the potential for extreme weather conditions at offshore installations. These environments can be challenging even in good weather, but they can become even more hazardous during storms or other adverse weather events. In such cases, it is essential that Topside Medical Support is readily available to provide guidance and support in the event of an injury or illness resulting from the extreme conditions.
One of the key challenges of providing medical support at offshore installations is the need to be prepared for a wide range of potential medical emergencies. This can include everything from minor injuries and illnesses to more serious conditions such as heart attacks and strokes. To be effective, the Emergency Response Physicians providing remote advice are trained to deal with a wide range of medical emergencies, and must have access to the necessary information and resources to provide appropriate care.
Overall, the importance of having remote medical advice, or topside medical support, at offshore installations cannot be overstated. Whether it is responding to medical emergencies, providing ongoing care and treatment, or promoting good health and safety practices, the role of medical professionals is essential for ensuring the well-being of all workers on the installation
Thanks to our integrated teams of specialists, we ware able to deliver appropriate, cost-eficient Topside Medical Support services.
oil and gas
Medical services for oil and gas industry play a crucial role in ensuring the safety and well-being of crew members and passengers while at sea. The unique challenges and risks associated with working offshore require specialized medical expertise and equipment to provide prompt and effective care in the event of an emergency.