Health

Working towards a responsible and caring culture that enables our people to perform to the best of their potential.

Health

Working towards a responsible and caring culture that enables our people to perform to the best of their potential.

We are passionate about the health and wellbeing of people connected with the industry, and work towards a responsible and caring culture that enables them to perform to the best of their potential.

To fulfil its purpose, the Health Committee has a leadership role to:

  • Bring health to the forefront of everyday operation of our industry
  • Collaborate internally and externally to, identify, debate and prioritise relevant health issues of interest to its members and share best health practice
  • Develop scientifically independent, evidence-based guidance and recommendations on a range of strategic health issues, including occupational, environmental and public health
  • Provide adaptable tools to member health organisations meet their specific needs and opportunities
  • Promote cross-industry harmonisation and digitisation

Run in partnership with IPIECA.

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Vaccinations – one of the most important COVID-19 mitigation measures  

Last November, to help companies understand vaccine efficacy and provide them with policy development guidance to achieve high rates of vaccination amongst staff, IOGP and Ipieca updated their joint position paper on COVID-19 vaccines. Five months on, we met up with Guillermo Gomez Diaz (Eni) and Hans Berg (Shell) to ask them to share their thoughts on the current state of the COVID-19 pandemic and whether vaccinations are still necessary.

Understanding COVID-19 vaccine efficacy

In November, IOGP and IPIECA published a position paper on COVID-19 vaccines which aims to help companies understand vaccine efficacy and provides guidance for company policy development aimed at achieving high rates of vaccination amongst staff.

IOGP-IPIECA Health Committee statement on COVID-19 testing in the oil and gas industry

This document aims to provide clarity on the current types of testing, the opportunities and limitations they provide and a method to assess if testing is appropriate for a specific operational site or organization. It will be reviewed on a monthly basis, or sooner if appropriate.

Why get vaccinated?

Watch the video and find out why IOGP-IPIECA Health Committee members are looking forward to getting vaccinated.

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