OSV / Workboat Safety Culture Report

This could be an interesting read …

https://www.helmoperations.com/about-us/news-events/2015/10/02/helm-releases-osv-workboat-safety-culture-report

‘The Impact of Crew Engagement and Organizational Culture on Maritime Safety in the Workboats and OSV Sectors’ summarizes six months worth of research and is the first maritime safety study specific to workboats and OSVs.

Some of the findings from the report:

  1. 78% of survey respondents believed that commercial pressures could influence safety.
  2. 50% of survey respondents found it difficult to say ‘no’ to a client or senior staff demanding actions that might compromise safety.
  3. 34% of respondents said their company needed to offer additional operational and technical training.