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We all take risks, in our lives, at work. But what happens when you, or those around you, start to deviate from what is safe, bit by little bit? In 1988 a series of massive explosions destroyed the world's largest offshore oil and gas rig killing 167 men. How could it happen, and what can it teach us about why we take risk? Is the biggest risk now that we've forgotten how simple it is for things to go terribly wrong?

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When you survive a major disaster, do you stop taking risks?
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Any Other Day
It’s the late eighties and the oil industry is booming. Life’s good. But when you’ve become comfortable dealing with risk, it makes for predictable accidents and it’s easy to forget that if things go wrong, they can go really wrong.
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Four Minutes Past Ten
It was a gas leak that started it, like a banshee wail on the production deck. The 18-month long government inquiry set about investigating why Piper was destroyed, but with so many witnesses dead, questions remain over exactly what happened.
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Dec 5th, 2018
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