Safety Award 2016: nominations

The Safety Committee has chosen eight nominations for the IADC Safety Award. IADC will be announcing one nomination every Monday per week, starting from 25 July, 2016. FIRST NOMINATION The first nomination is for Jan De Nul Australia’s “Fully Automated TSHD Mooring” system. During the dredging and reclamation works of Brisbane Airport Corporation, JDN Aust

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.

Dealing with UXO (Unexploded Ordnance): Detection, Identification, Disposal and Awareness
Dealing with UXO (Unexploded Ordnance): Detection, Identification, Disposal and Awareness

UXOs underwater are everywhere and present an “invisible” threat. Discovering, removing and dismantling them is risky and should always be performed by specially trained professionals.

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.

A Common Sense Approach for H2S Release During Dredging
A Common Sense Approach for H2S Release During Dredging

Acknowledging the risk of H2S early on allows the contractor to prepare a safe work environment that includes costs for detection systems and for training crews to be alert.

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.