David Whyte David Whyte David Whyte is a Reader in Sociology at the University of Liverpool. He has written several books on health and safety law for the IER
Two neoliberal infernos: Grenfell, and Piper Alpha 30 years on
Thirty years ago today the Piper Alpha oil platform exploded and was engulfed in flames killing 167 people. Only 61 survived in in what remains the world’s worst offshore disaster.