HSE Perspective For SAR In Malaysia Operation

Yusoff, Nor Hashim (PETRONAS) | Sungip, Zalina (PETRONAS) | Hashim, Hasrulsani (PETRONAS) | Ibrahim, Irsyad (UniKL)


MH 370 disappearances on 8 March 2014 while flying from Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Malaysia to Beijing Capital International Airport in China is a real testing ground for National Search and Rescue (SAR) in Malaysia environment. Based on this incident, Malaysia oil & gas started to measure the preparedness of industry in facing similar situation with helicopter used for offshore workers mobilisation. In ensuring higher percentage of probability for survivors' to be successfully rescued by including the optimization of'golden hours', seven factors were measured during the SAR Exercise: a.