The dredging industry poses many potential risks to its employees. Dredging activities can be risky operations with hidden dangers involving heavy machinery. Safety is therefore always a top priority and it is not a one-time effort. Constant vigilance requires innovation. On this page, you will find information about the different safety programmes of our members.
Royal Boskalis Westminster
Safety is a core value and a top priority at Royal Boskalis Westminster. Its ‘No Injuries No Accidents’ (NINA) safety programme reflects its objective of ensuring employees return from work safely each day. NINA embeds the desired safety culture in Boskalis and makes safety a fully integrated part of working behaviour.
Everyone has the right to work in a safe, secure and healthy working environment. Due to the nature of DEME’s activities, many projects take place in challenging working environments. Workplace health, wellbeing and safety – for its own people, as well as subcontractors, suppliers, partners and other stakeholders – is its highest priority.
Jan De Nul Group
Both on board its vessels and on its construction sites, Jan de Nul applies high safety standards. By thoroughly training employees in the applicable rules and procedures, Jan de Nul maintains operational control during high-risk activities. The company remains committed to anchor safety and quality in all its activities as it strongly believes prevention is always better than cure.
Van Oord’s values ‘We care’ and ‘We work together’ are fundamental to eliminating all incidents and personal injuries. Everyone working at, with or on behalf of Van Oord is expected to take responsibility for safety and deal proactively with safety matters. This includes clients, partners, subcontractors and suppliers.