The Statfjord Workers Union (SaF) succeeded, after long negotiations with Mobil, in securing agreement for visits to the platform by the wives of employees. Coming in the wake of a heavy media focus on accidents in the North Sea, the idea was that the visitors would take a one-day outing to see where their spouses worked.
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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.