Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/1893/19413
Appears in Collections:Management, Work and Organisation Journal Articles
Title: Assessing systems for offshore emergency evacuation
Authors: Mould, Gillian
Contact Email: g.i.mould@stir.ac.uk
Keywords: simulation
oil
emergency
offshore
Issue Date: Apr-2001
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan for the OR Society
Citation: Mould G (2001) Assessing systems for offshore emergency evacuation, Journal of the Operational Research Society, 52 (4), pp. 401-408.
Abstract: Emergency evacuation is a rare event in the offshore oil industry. Nonetheless, emergency procedures must be practiced routinely for the benefit of the work force and the emergency services. These practices typically take place in good weather conditions where there is little threat to those involved. However, in reality an emergency could occur in adverse weather conditions which can affect the capabilities of vessels and helicopters. This paper describes a study in which the data from various sources are synthesised in order to estimate the effectiveness of emergency evacuation and rescue systems in a stochastic environment. The study employed a discrete event simulation incorporating a model of the evacuation and rescue operations interfaced with a file of weather data. This approach provided a measure, the probability of completing the evacuation within N hours, for the comparison of alternative systems.
Type: Journal Article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1893/19413
DOI Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/palgrave.jors.2601105
Rights: The publisher does not allow this work to be made publicly available in this Repository. Please use the Request a Copy feature at the foot of the Repository record to request a copy directly from the author. You can only request a copy if you wish to use this work for your own research or private study.
Affiliation: Management Work and Organisation

Files in This Item:
File Description SizeFormat 
Mould_JORS_2001.pdf224.29 kBAdobe PDFUnder Embargo until 31/12/2999     Request a copy

Note: If any of the files in this item are currently embargoed, you can request a copy directly from the author by clicking the padlock icon above. However, this facility is dependant on the depositor still being contactable at their original email address.

This item is protected by original copyright



Items in the Repository are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

If you believe that any material held in STORRE infringes copyright, please contact library@stir.ac.uk providing details and we will remove the Work from public display in STORRE and investigate your claim.