Union-management disputes on Statfjord moved on to the sick pay scheme during November 1979. Catering personnel on the A platform threatened to strike from the day production was due to start unless agreement was reached on how this arrangement was to be implemented in practice.
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SAR helicopter in place
A search and rescue (SAR) helicopter has been stationed permanently on Statfjord B since 1983 as part of the emergency response organisation.