Link to international organisations/programs:
The International Regulators Forum (IRF)
The International Regulators Forum (IRF) is a group of nine regulators of health and safety in the offshore upstream oil and gas industry. It exists to drive forward improvements in health and safety in the sector through collaboration in joint programmes, and through sharing information.
Link to the IRF's web site
Internet Links topics in Human Factors, Product Design, Usability, Ergonomics Engineering
The Usability Company Usernomics, a professional consulting company, provides a useful web site which contain a list of external links for locating information for topics including Human Factors, Product Design, Usability, Ergonomics Engineering
Link to the Usernomics web site
System of industry metocean data for the offshore and research communities
The objectives of the EEC SIMORC project are to create a central index and database of metocean data sets, collected by the oil & gas industry at various sites on the globe in the past and continuing at present and to facilitate harmonisation in quality and formats, storing and retrieving of these industry metocean datasets for use by industry partners and scientific users and to create a searchable overview of hindcast studies, performed under contract of the oil & gas industry at various sites on the globe.
Link to the Simorc website: http://www.simorc.org
VIRTHUALIS is a technology Platform which integrates Virtual Reality and Human Factors methods for improving safety in production plants and storage sites. The overall objective of VIRTHUALIS Project is to produce an affordable and accessible technology for hazards reduction and safety improvement in production plant and storage sites by addressing end-users’ practical safety issues. Link to the Virthualis web site: http://www.virthualis.org/
OGP Safety Zone
This website has been provided by members of OGP to allow their own personnel, contractors and other organisations to have ready access to health and safety related information relevant to operations in the upstream oil and gas industry.
TC 67 Materials, equipment and offshore structures for petroleum, petrochemical and natural gas industries
Society of Petroleum Engineers Link to SPE International