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These magazines include: - Journal of Hazardous Materials Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries Loss Prevention Bulletin Process Safety Progress Risk Abstracts Risk Analysis Safety & Reliability Safety and Reliability Digest The marine safety magazine, Safety at Sea, covers evacuation and rescue from offshore installations. Specialist offshore safety magazines include: - Offshore Research Focus - summarises UK government-sponsored offshore research, including safety research. - Offshore Health & Safety Management Newsletter - gives information on legislation and guidance on health, safety, welfare and environmental management for UK offshore installations.
A Guide to Quantitative Risk Assessment for Offshore Installations by John Spouge DNV Technica