Safety – our no1 priority

Since 2010, Rumaila’s safety performance has steadily improved. We have implemented and embedded safety management processes in accordance with the very best in international petroleum industry practice.

Looking after our people

Compulsory PPE and world class clinics

Our unwavering commitment is to ensure that all workers return home safely at the end of the working day.

  • Compulsory Personal Protection Equipment is provided to everybody working in the field.
  • Four modern, world-class clinics serve the field, alongside a new occupational health centre that carries out 475 different fitness-for-task medicals.
  • 24-hour ambulances cover the entire field, staffed by trained Emergency Medical Technicians and first-aiders.
  • The new purpose-built South Rumaila fire station and the completely renovated North Rumaila fire station are both equipped with modern fire-fighting vehicles and tools.
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Training and processes

450,000 hours of safety training delivered to 10,000 individuals

450,000 hours of safety training have been delivered to 10,000 individuals in courses ranging from safety foundation through to specialized skills of working at height or confined space entry.

‘Control of Work’ system

  • 31 operational facilities use the Crescent electronic Permit to Work System, WorkSafe®, for processes and procedures.
  • 4,000 personnel now registered on the WorkSafe system.
  • Work is carried out only after risks have been systematically assessed and managed.
  • 350 permits are typically managed each day.
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Driving safety

Monitoring driving to reduce accidents

Driving remains one of Rumaila’s greatest risks to life. The installation of in-vehicle monitoring systems (IVMS) and continued driver training remain central to the operation’s commitment to reducing traffic accidents at the field.

In 2020:

  • 12.8 million kilometres driven by ROO vehicles installed with IVMS
  • 25.77 million kilometres driven by contractor vehicles installed with IVMS.
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