CHC’s Corona Copter has been referred to as into motion right now to take away a second suspected Coronavirus case from the Valaris drilling rig within the Elgin area. The room mate of the person being evacuated has additionally been positioned into isolation after exhibiting signs. Both have been classed as class C instances (somebody with confirmed signs). The first case flown dwelling yesterday was a class B (interplay with soeone with suspected signs)
Energy People tracked the chopper out to and again from the Elgin area rwhich landed at Dyce simply after 15:50 right now.
Total confirmed to Energy People that one employee was faraway from the Elgin area however would not remark additional as they weren’t a Total worker.
Offshore employees have been up in arms on social media on the lack of testing for suspected instances. The present protocol is for suspected instances to go dwelling from the heliport in an organization taxi and self isolate. This is leaving employees offshore involved as a result of uncertainty of whether or not they have been uncovered or not.
Police had been in attendance at CHC because the chopper landed and prevented Energy People from taking any additional photos. We noticed a crew carrying hazmat fits strategy the helicopter with cleansing chemical substances.
The helicopter being utilized by CHC because the “Corona Copter” is about up with seats eliminated for segregation and extra PPE and cleansing precautions.
Some operators flying with Bristow have right now additionally launched temperature checks for anybody flyng offshore.
Source Energy People