Offshore health services
The County Governor of Rogaland has a nationwide role in the regulation of health and hygiene in Norway's offshore oil and gas sector.
Supervision of health and hygiene in the oil and gas sector
The County Governor of Rogaland has supervisory authority in relation to health and hygiene on board all permanent and mobile installations used by the offshore oil and gas industry. This authority covers areas including health services (both regular and emergency services), food hygiene, provisioning and supplies of drinking water. You can find more information about this supervisory work on the website of the County Governor of Rogaland.
Medical certificates in the offshore industry
The County Governor of Rogaland is responsible for applying the regulations concerning the medical fitness of people working offshore in the oil and gas industry. The County Governor also has the power to grant exemptions in certain cases where fitness criteria are not fulfilled. The website of the County Governor of Rogaland has a list of the petroleum doctors who issue offshore medical certificates. Offshore divers will also find links for downloading lists of approved doctors and the relevant forms.