Technical Publications

Technical Publications

Attric provide a comprehensive technical publications service, researching, producing and managing a range of documentation for numerous blue chip clients. From initial consultancy and document development to production, publishing and continuous updates, Attric has extensive experience in delivering Operations, Maintenance, Health & Safety, Environmental, Marine and Training Manuals/Procedures.


Attric work in partnership with clients to develop, publish and control Operating Procedures and Operations Manuals, to ensure fit-for-purpose and consistent procedures for Operations review, approval and use.

Attric also updates and controls documentation through its entire lifecycle to guarantee the safe, cost-effective and competent operation of plant and equipment.

Typically, we have experience and specialised knowledge in the production of:

  • Operations Philosophies
  • Operations Manuals & Procedures
  • Test & Commissioning Procedures
  • Start-up Procedures
  • Isolation Philosophies & Procedures
  • Drilling & Well Services Procedures
  • Subsea & Underwater Operations Procedures
  • Offshore Loading & Simultaneous Operations Procedures
  • Logistics
  • Station Operating Instructions
  • Plant Item Operating Instructions
  • Administration & Management Procedures
  • Operations Gap Analysis


Having the correct maintenance procedures is essential for the safe, efficient and economical maintenance of plant equipment. Attric reviews all design and construction documentation to produce both maintenance strategies and preventative maintenance routines that are logical, easy-to-follow, illustrated and in compliance with international and national standards, regulations and local conditions.

Attric has produced a range of maintenance documentation

  • Maintenance Philosophies
  • Maintenance Strategies
  • Maintenance Manuals
  • Plant Maintenance Routines
  • Maintenance Business Processes (management, control and administration)
  • Maintenance & CMMS gap analysis

Health, Safety and Environment (HSE)

Attric develops and publishes HSE documentation, tailored to specific requirements and in compliance with international standards, to ensure staff understand their responsibilities and know how to carry out their work safely and securely. Typically, this includes HSE documentation for:

  • Company specific HSE standards and recommended practices
  • Emergency Response Manuals, Major Accident Prevention, COMAH, COSHH, HAZOP/HAZID, Working with Radioactive Materials etc
  • Introduction of new legislation or new processes
  • Work control documents – procedures, flowcharts, booklets, cards, forms and permits
  • Induction, building/site information
  • Ad hoc publications used to promote health, welfare and safe working practices


Attric has produced documentation specifically for the marine industry where there is a need for manuals, procedures and plans to be developed in compliance with international regulations and guidelines such as the International Maritime Organisation (IMO), International Safety Management Code (ISM) and International Association of Drilling Contractors.

Documentation has been developed for vessels ranging from FPSO to DP support vessels and lifting barges.

Typical mandatory and regulatory marine documentation includes:

  • Safety Management System Manuals
  • Shipboard Plans & Procedures
  • Marine & Port Emergency Response and Security Plans/Procedures
  • Safety Case Manuals


Attric develop and produce training material in close partnership with operations, maintenance and HSE personnel. All training programmes are tailored to meet the client's exact requirements, including specific material for courses or on- the-job training.

Typical training materials, include:

  • Competency Management Assurance Systems (CMAS)
  • Competency Workbooks
  • Training & Assessment Plans
  • Site Induction Training Booklets
  • Client specific courses on Operations, Maintenance and HSE
  • Attric can also provide qualified instructors