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EI collaborates with global energy companies to create workforce health and safety tool

29-08-2019

Incident lessons and safety insights from leading oil and gas companies are being made freely available to frontline workers through Toolbox, an innovative new web-based app to be demonstrated by the Energy Institute (EI) at next week’s Offshore Europe 2019.

Developed by the Energy Institute (EI), Toolbox is a free to use, web-based app, that allow users to access health and safety information in bitesize and video formats.

Featuring content based on real life incidents, Toolbox has been created in partnership with several leading global oil and gas companies, and can be accessed on the go through the web-based app.

Martin Maeso, Good Practice Director at the Energy Institute commented:

“Toolbox truly puts safety in the hands of energy workers, allowing users to find safety information that is right for them.

“This impressive resource is a great example of the industry coming together to equip workers with the skills and knowledge to carry out operations in a safe and responsible way, helping to better ensure that everyone works safely.”

Toolbox allows users to browse over one hundred case studies and safety information, with content classified by work activities or by high risk situations. Content can also be saved for quick access, as well as viewed offline when users have no internet connection.

The EI is a leading provider of technical publications covering health, safety, environment, fuel quality and distribution. These include good practice guidance, test methods, measurement manuals, conferences and workshops.

The Energy Institute will be demonstrating Toolbox at Offshore Europe - anyone attending who wants to know more about Toolbox, EI member benefits or our latest publications should come visit stand 2A28.

Notes for editors

  1. For media enquiries contact Neil Michie on 020 7467 7132 or nmichie@energyinst.org
  2. Toolbox can be accessed at https://toolbox.energyinst.org
  3. The Energy Institute (EI) is the chartered professional membership body bringing global energy expertise together.
    We gather and share essential knowledge about energy, provide the skills that are helping us all use it more wisely, and develop the good practice needed to keep it safe and secure.
    We articulate the voice of energy experts, taking the know-how of around 20,000 members and 200 companies from 120 countries to the heart of the public debate.
    And we’re an independent, not-for-profit, safe space for evidence-based collaboration, an honest broker between industry, academia and policy makers.
    The EI is here for anyone who wants to better understand or contribute to the extraordinary energy system on which we all depend.