Calls for public inquiry into North Sea helicopter crashes

Calls for the Government to launch a full public inquiry into helicopter safety were renewed this week by offshore union RMT. It coincides with the Fatal Accident Investigation into the deadly 2009 North Sea helicopter crash which opened on Monday in Aberdeen. On 1st April 2009 a Super Puma helicopter plummeted into the sea, killing […]

‘53% of workers not confident’ in offshore helicopter safety

More than 53% of workers said they are “not confident” in the safety of helicopter transfers to and from oil and gas installations in the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS). That’s the findings from the Unite union which surveyed more than 1,100 workers as part of the ‘Back Home Safe’ campaign. It claims a majority of […]