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18 June 2018

News

In New Video Offshore Helicopter Industry Leaders Speak in Unison On Next Steps to Enhance Safety

Offshore Helicopter Industry Leaders Speak in Unison On Next Steps to Enhance Safety Leading companies and stakeholders in the offshore oil industry are more united than ever before in their resolve to enhance safety. In a new video filmed at HeliOffshore’s recent annual conference, senior leaders from operators, oil companies, manufacturers and leasing companies explain…

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13 June 2018

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HeliOffshore’s HUMS Best Practice Guidelines Can Help Operators Maximise the Technology’s Safety Benefits

The European Union’s new Commission Regulation 2016/1119, which takes effect from 1st July, 2018, formally recognises the safety benefits of Health and Usage Monitoring Systems (HUMS) by requiring European operators to install approved equipment and adopt approved procedures for using it. These specific requirements take effect from 1st January, 2019. In fact, many operators are…

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13 June 2018

News

HeliOffshore Consults Flight Instructors and Examiners on Next Steps for Eye-Tracking Research

Having completed two phases of research to track the eye movements of helicopter pilots, HeliOffshore is consulting with Type Rating Instructors (TRIs) and Type Rating Examiners (TREs) to advise on how the findings from this unprecedented programme can be applied to enhance safety in the front line. The association is now seeking direct input from…

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6 June 2018

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Babcock’s David Plester Joins the HeliOffshore Board of Directors

David Plester, Managing Director for Babcock International’s UK civil aviation businesses, is joining the board of HeliOffshore Ltd. He is succeeding Andrea Cicero, who resigned from the board on 7th May after stepping down from his position as Managing Director of Babcock Mission Critical Services to pursue a new opportunity in the private equity sector. …

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5 June 2018

News

Following IOGP’s Lead In Using Safer Vehicles Could Reduce Accidents and Fatalities

In a bid to reduce injuries and fatalities in land transportation, the safety committee of the International Association of Oil & Gas Producers (IOGP) is recommending that its member companies commit to using only light vehicles that hold a 5-star rating under the New Car Assessment Program (NCAP). The policy, which is due to take…

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31 May 2018

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New HeliOffshore Videos Show How Operational Effectiveness Programmes Can Enhance Safety

HeliOffshore has released a series of new videos showing how the implementation of key safety programmes can enhance the safety of offshore helicopter operations. The new videos show how HeliOffshore members are seeking to further support frontline safety by adopting three key programmes championed by the global offshore safety association’s Operational Effectiveness workstream: Approach Path…

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14 May 2018

News

HeliOffshore 2018 Conference Proceedings Show How We’re Delivering Safety Priorities

 HeliOffshore’s 2018 Conference highlighted how collaboration among our members and key industry stakeholders has positioned the association to deliver the key safety priorities that have the most potential to save lives. The conference featured an exceptional line up of speakers and experts from operators, OEMs, oil companies and regulators. You can find all the main presentations,…

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14 May 2018

Blogs

Implementation = Results: Together we are delivering our safety priorities

by Gretchen Haskins, CEO, HeliOffshore I set very high standards for what our industry could achieve together for safety in the frontline at the HeliOffshore 2018 conference. After many weeks of exceptionally hard and thoughtful work by the HeliOffshore team and so many leaders from member companies, the conference served up everything I’d been hoping…

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