Offshore Passengers To Be Measured By Shoulder Width

Oil and gas workers traveling to and from offshore platforms in the North Sea will have their shoulder widths measured to test their suitability to fly, a U.K. safety watchdog has decreed. Step Change for Safety, the safety body for U.K. offshore operations, said Oct. 7 that passengers who have a...
Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

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