Woodside backs off 12-week work period

WOODSIDE Petroleum has backed down from plans to send contractors offshore for 12-week stints, after a two week period of isolation. The new plan will be two weeks’ isolation, four weeks on-swing and two weeks off.

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No longer home for three months: Woodside's North Rankin platform

The 12-week work stint has been attacked by unions, suggesting it was a  "catastrophically unsafe" plan for Western Australia workers.
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