McDermott International, Inc. is the global leader in offshore engineering and construction industry. Through its services, people are provided with innovative solutions that achieve the highest industry performance when it came to ethics, environmental, quality and safety.
Recently, the company celebrated a new achievement when it reached 50 million man-hours performed that had no lost time incident in its Middle East division. According to Linh Austin of McDermott’s Vice President, Middle East and Caspian, “Everyone at McDermott had a part to play in reaching the 50 million man-hour milestone; it was achieved through mutual regard for each other and dedicated teamwork. Safety isn’t just a procedure for us, it’s a culture deep-rooted within every function and division of our business. It is our number one priority.”
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The new milestone was achieved back in January 27, 2017 as part of the company’s program, Taking the Lead. McDermott’s Operational Values (“MOVs”) were also implemented, which helped achieve excellent safety performance. MOVs helped the company’s employees identify key procedures and processes that were needed for safety success.
As for the McDermott company as a whole, it reached one year with no lost time incident. It included two spool bases, 12 McDermott-owned offshore vessels and offices located around the world and four global fabrication facilities.