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

S92A Alert Service Bulletin & AAIB Special Bulletin

13 January We have received the Emergency Airworthiness Directive (AD) 2017-02-51 issued today, 13 January, by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) relating to the S-92A helicopter model. Click here to read the AD.  Sikorsky has issued a statement relating to the AD:  “The FAA issued an Emergency Airworthiness Directive on January 13 following Sikorsky’s January 10 Alert Service…

CEO's Blog

Guest Blog: Capt. Tim Rolfe, Director of Aviation Safety, Bristow Group

Safe flight happens thanks to a system that involves humans, technology, and the operating environment. The safety record of offshore helicopter operations has improved dramatically over the last 20 years – and during that time the introduction of increasingly sophisticated cockpit automation has, undoubtedly, been a major factor in that improvement. While automation has solved…


HeliOffshore Conference 2016: Global Collaboration, Frontline Results

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