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Member News03rd Jun 2021

International SOS releases white paper on the health of the UK’s offshore workforce

Global healthcare provider International SOS has released a report detailing key health concerns for the energy sector’s workforce.

The report is the largest and most comprehensive study into the health of the UK’s offshore workforce and, as such, provides powerful insights into the causes of medical interventions and what can be done to prevent them. The findings reveal that cardiovascular and mental health are the top two factors that result in the majority of medical consultations and interventions such as medevacs.

Data gathered throughout 2019, from consultations with energy sector workers, and International SOS – the largest provider of medical and occupational health services to the UK energy industry – was collected from 51,500 workers to provide this robust overview of the health of the offshore workforce. Read more…