Is there any food safety guidance available for E&P?
Industry guidance is produced by a number of organisations including The United Kingdom Offshore Operators Association (UKOOA) and the The International Oil and Gas Producers Association (OGP). These industry organisations provide excellent information relating to HSE across a wide range of subjects.
The International Association of Oil & Gas producers (OGP) encompasses most of the world’s leading publicly-traded, private and state-owned oil & gas companies, oil & gas associations and major upstream service companies. OGP members produce more than half the world’s oil and about one third of its gas.
An essential part of OGP’s mission is to represent the interests of the upstream industry before international regulators and legislators. OGP also helps members achieve continuous improvements in safety, health and environmental performance and in the engineering and operation of upstream ventures.
OGP have issued a number of guidelines about health assessment and managing health which refer to the importance of safe food and water within occupational health. There are links to these guidelines in the the Health Resources
These are not designed to go into great detail but refer to other documents including international food safety standards which do go into more detail.
The United Kingdom Offshore Operators Association (UKOOA) have published environmental health standards for the UK offshore industry and the UK Maritime & Coastguard Agency have Guidelines for the Provision of Food and Fresh Water on Merchant Ships and Fishing Vessels published. These standards tend to refer to World Health Organisation standards and guidelines. There are links to these in the the Food & Water Guidelines
Technical support is provided to enable the objectives in these documents to be met.