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Ageing & Life Extension: Beyond KP4

Helping you to get the most from your assets, safely

KP4 is the Health and Safety Executive's (HSE) Key Programme 4 covering ageing and life extension (ALE). The Health and Safety Laboratory (HSL) worked with HSE to analyse the findings of this forward-looking inspection programme of work. The resulting KP4 report published in Spring 2014 highlighted the challenges facing hydrocarbon exploration and production installations on the UK's Continental Shelf (UKCS).Platform

In addition to supporting HSE, HSL has a long-standing and well-respected reputation for working closely with high-hazard industries on complex health and safety issues to identify the most effective solutions. This experience and expertise, combined with the insights and in-depth sector knowledge we have gained while working on the KP4 report, puts HSL in a unique position to support the Oil & Gas sector to:

  • Manage ALE assets and risks safely and efficiently
  • Predict what may go wrong and, crucially, when
  • Get the most value from, or extend the life of, assets without compromising safety
  • Prioritise spend appropriately on repair/replace
  • Ultimately, have a positive effect on overall profitability

Specialist ALE asset and risk management support for the Oil & Gas sector...

HSL areas of expertise

To discuss your requirements in more detail, please contact:  Dr Paul Grant on +44 (0)1298 218197 or email:


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