PAD

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AcronymDefinition
PADPeripheral Artery Disease
PADPortable Application Description
PADPoverty and Development (seminars)
PADPatricia Ann Designs (boutique)
PADPOSIX (Portable Operating System Interface for Unix) Authorization Data
PADPrint and Deliver
PADPuzzle and Dragons (gaming)
PADPeople of African Descent
PADPain and Distress (scale)
PADPenny-A-Day (savings)
PADPay and Display (parking)
PADPhi Alpha Delta (legal fraternity)
PADProject Appraisal Document
PADPacket Assembler/Disassembler
PADPublic Access Defibrillation
PADProfessional Audio Design
PADPerforming Arts Department (various schools)
PADPrecision Airdrop (US Air Force)
PADPhysician Assisted Dying
PADPolitical Affairs Division (various locations)
PADPicture A Day
PADPatient Appreciation Day (various locations)
PADPrefetch Address
PADProduct Assembly Document
PADPublic Access Device
PADPassive Authorization Device
PADPacket Assembler Disassembler
PADProfesor Ayudante Doctor (Spanish doctoral student)
PADPost-Adoption Depression
PADPeptidyl Arginine Deiminase (enzyme)
PADPublic Affairs Director
PADProtected Areas Database
PADPoem A Day (classroom)
PADPerforming Arts Division (various organizations)
PADPlanned Area Development (Arizona zoning district)
PADPendapatan Asli Daerah (regional revenues)
PADPublic Affairs Detachment (US Army)
PADProgram Associated Data
PADPublic Art Dialogue (College Art Association)
PADPatient Administration Division
PADPublic Affairs Department
PADProtective Action Decision (US FEMA)
PADPhysical Agents Directive
PADPsychiatric Advance Directive
PADPeople Affected by Displacement
PADPerforming Arts Directory (various locations)
PADPower and Destruction (gaming clan)
PADPoints d'Accès au Droit (French: Access Points to Law; France)
PADPrevention Assistance Division (Georgia)
PADProduct Activity Data (inventory)
PADPanic/Anxiety Disorder
PADPublic Area Department (various organizations)
PADPort Autonome de Dunkerque (French: Port of Dunkirk Authority)
PADPersonal Access Device
PADPreauthorized Debit
PADPropellant Actuated Device
PADProduct Application Document
PADPotential Archeological Deposit
PADProgram Action Directive
PADPost-Arrest Diversion (Florida)
PADPiper Alpha Disaster
PADProject Approval Document
PADPilot & Aviation Dictionary (resource)
PADPixel Array Detector
PADPure Austrian Design
PADPerformance Analysis and Design
PADPrecollegiate Academic Development (California State University)
PADPaderborn, Germany - Paderborn (Airport Code)
PADProduct Area Directorate (NSWC)
PADPlanning and Analysis Division
PADProgram Approval Document
PADProgrammable Address Decoder
PADPartially Air Dried (lumber)
PADPreferred Arrival Date
PADPolicy and Analysis Division
PADPriority Access for Dialing (Canada)
PADPortland Alternative Dwellings, LLC (Portland, OR)
PADPulse Amplifier Discriminator
PADPipe Acquisition Disorder (alt.smokers.pipes)
PADProperty Assessment Department
PADPassenger Available for Disembarkation (aviation)
PADPlant Apparatus Division
PADPrompt Agent Defeat (DTRA)
PADPoint Air Defense
PADProduct Assurance Directorate (US Army; Edgewood, Maryland)
PADPododermatitis Aseptica Diffusa
PADPressure Assisted Densification
PADPassive Authorisation Device (Volvo)
PADPressure Anomaly Detection
PADProjected Availability Date
PADPressure Actuated Device
PADProvisional Acceptance Date
PADPath-Average Dispersion
PADPsychosis of Alzheimer's Disease
PADProject Authorization Document
PADProperty Accounting Department
PADPolicy Automation Directorate
PADPower Azimuth Distribution
PADProduct Assembly Document (automotive)
PADPädogogischer Austauschdienst (German foreign exchange service)
PADPOMCUS Authorization Document
PADPolar Auroral Dynamics
PADPercent Average Deviation
PADProcessor Address Data Bus
PADPacketizer And Depacketizer
PADProposed for Advanced Development
PADAccounting Policy Division (DCAA)
PADPurchasing Application Documentation
PADPulsed Activation Doppler
PADPontoon Assembly Depot/Detachment
PADPhase Alignment Detector
PADport aft down (maritime term)
PADPersistently and Acutely Disabled (mental health)
PADProfiles of Air Force Depots
PADParti Aleance Demokrat (Democratic Alliance; political party, Albania)
PADProduct Assurance Director/Directorate
PADPost Approval Document (California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development)
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While safety changes were introduced after the Piper Alpha disaster, this undoubtedly remains a challenging and dangerous industry.
There is no doubt that the UK oil and gas sector learnt a tremendous amount from the Piper Alpha disaster in 1988.
Second, it promotes awareness of risks related to maintenance activities, giving the example of the Piper Alpha disaster in 1988 that killed 197 workers during a maintenance procedure on a North Sea oil and gas platform.
SURVIVORS and bereaved families united yesterday for a special service marking the 20th anniversary of the Piper Alpha disaster.
THE oil and gas industry still does not pay enough attention to offshore safety - 20 years after the Piper Alpha disaster killed 167 workers, a union claims.
He explains that the investigation of major events such as the Piper Alpha disaster, the Chernobyl explosion and the more recent railway accidents have concluded that the role of the manager contributed dramatically to the failure of health and safety management systems; and on a day to day basis the role of the manager is well known.
After the Piper Alpha disaster, where a North Sea oil platform exploded, resulting in major loss of life, companies were subsequently required to develop comprehensive safety management systems, and the identification and assessment of risk became a key component of these," he says.
The Piper Alpha disaster shook the industry, and an inquiry led by Lord Cullen to review it led to more than 100 changes to safety practice.
1990 A blistering indictment of government policy towards North Sea safety was revealed in the report into the Piper Alpha disaster.
The incident came just five months after the Piper Alpha disaster in July 1988, which claimed 167 lives and remains the world's worst offshore oil disaster.
The Piper Alpha disaster is still the world's worst offshore disaster, occurring 100 miles from Aberdeen in the north of Scotland.
Judith Hackitt, chair of the HSE, said that, with the recent passing of the 20th anniversary of the Piper Alpha disaster, the offshore industry must ensure that failures of basic systems do not lead to major incidents.