Safety Programme

The HeliOffshore Safety Strategy provides a common language, framework and priorities for the industry’s collaboration for safety.


Use the safety resources delivered and maintained by HeliOffshore to further enhance the safety of your helicopter operations, worldwide.


Participate in our collaboration for safety via workstreams, events, and online through HeliOffshore Space and the Information Exchange.


Participate in HeliOffshore forums, working groups, and events to help to shape safety priorities, contribute expertise, and learn from others.

Our Purpose

HeliOffshore is the global, safety-focused association for the offshore helicopter industry. Through collaboration with and between our members, we are delivering an industry-wide safety programme to enhancing safety, worldwide. We bring together the global offshore helicopter industry so that:

  • No lives are lost through offshore flight
  • Information is shared to prevent accidents
  • Best practice is used by the global frontline
  • Our combined activities provide cost benefits to members
  • Collective action delivers breakthroughs in safety performance

Helicopter Manufacturers and Regulators Agree Plan to Implement HTAWS Safety Enhancements

The world’s four leading helicopter manufacturers have agreed plans for the implementation of enhancements to their Helicopter Terrain Avoidance and Warning Systems (HTAWS). At a recent meeting organised by HeliOffshore, senior representatives from Airbus Helicopters, Bell, Leonardo Helicopters, Sikorsky and avionics manufacturer Honeywell met with officials from the European Aviation Safety Agency and the UK…


How I Saw HeliOffshore’s Global Collaboration for Safety With My Own Eyes in Malaysia and Australia

The first realisation that I was heading for a place with a powerful safety culture came on the Qantas flight from London. The flight attendant warned me to watch my head and I looked up to see a red warning flag there to alert passengers not to bump into the overhead bins.  On arrival in…


HeliOffshore Conference & AGM 2019 - Athens, Greece

The HeliOffshore Conference and AGM 2019 will be held in Athens, Greece from 4-5 May 2018 with social events before and after. 

Registration will open to members in January 2019 through a managed process where the main Point of Contact for each HeliOffshore member is sent a registration letter.

More information about this event will be published here soon.

Here's How Collaboration Has Made Offshore Helicopter Flights Safer

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