This workstream is focused on enhancing the survivability of accidents through:

  • Ensuring flight occurs in appropriate conditions with adequate rescue coverage
  • Improved Certification Standards
  • Enhanced Flotation Aids
  • Introduction and enhancements of Emergency Breathing Systems
  • Standardised Helicopter Underwater Emergency Training


  • First component of Sea State study complete, with second phase in collaboration with the UK Met Office; complements work already underway in St Johns, Canada, with Memorial University Newfoundland and the Marine Institute.

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Workstream Timeline

Safety Programme: High Potential Actions

These are the high potential actions identified in the HeliOffshore Safety Strategy for this workstream.


Workstream Leaders


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