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Description - Paying for the Piper by Charles Woolfson

This book is an appraisal of current offshore industrial relations, and safety regulations instituted after the 1988 Alpha disaster in the North Sea. This text discusses the oil industry's attempts to contain subsequent, unwelcome regulatory interference, and examines the fraught history of trade unionism in the offshore industry, the conflict over health and safety, and the sometimes brutal struggle over union rights as the workforce attempted to achieve a collective voice in the reshaping of the safety and production environment. The authors conclude that, as yet, offshore safety has been little, or not at all, improved.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780720123487
ISBN-10: 0720123488
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x 33mm)
Pages: 480
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 2-Jan-1997
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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