Improving Safety
Improving Safety

GeoSea, member of the DEME Group won the IADC Safety Award 2016 for its "Enhanced muster station" aboard the jack-up vessel, Neptune. The DEME Group continues to invest heavily in innovative ideas and initiatives regarding safety that includes the "CHILD5" campaign.

IADC Safety Award 2016
IADC Safety Award 2016

The IADC Safety Award was established to encourage the development of safety skills and safety awareness in the industry. The eight nominations of the IADC Safety Award 2016 highlight innovative ideas and diligence regarding safety shown by companies in the dredging industry.

Safety in Mooring
Safety in Mooring

The risks of mooring operations in the dredging industry cannot be overstated. Equipment, training and competence of personnel, and technology are the different factors that play a part in safe and efficient mooring work.

Aerial Survey Techniques Applied for Stockpile Progress Measurements
Aerial Survey Techniques Applied for Stockpile Progress Measurements

Multicopters, unmanned aerial surveyors, can fly and take pictures in difficult-to-reach or potentially dangerous areas, improving the speed and safety of acquiring data.

Building a Proactive Safety Culture Through the Use of Job Safety Analysis and Job Safety Analysis Audits
Building a Proactive Safety Culture Through the Use of Job Safety Analysis and Job Safety Analysis Audits

New tools for improving safety have led to a change in attitudes and an incident and injury free (IIF) culture.

New IADC Safety Committee & Charter
New IADC Safety Committee & Charter

Safety awareness in the dredging industry has taken a leap forward. The efforts of the IADC are part of the new safety strategy to reduce accidents and incidents to zero.

Client-Contractor Participation can Improve Safety Performance

Contractors’ safety management systems are better than ever, and if clients are willing to join in, they can benefit from these advances.

CHILD – “Colleagues, Help Injuries to Leave DEME” - IADC 2012 Safety Award
CHILD – “Colleagues, Help Injuries to Leave DEME” – IADC 2012 Safety Award

Hard lessons at a project led to a huge shift in safety awareness, where 4000 employees learnt that each person must take responsibility, not only for themselves, but also for their colleagues.