RMT marks Workers’ Memorial Day
On Workers’ Memorial Day RMT remembers the fifth anniversary tomorrow of the helicopter disaster over Norway that cost thirteen offshore workers their lives. RMT General Secretary, Mick Cash, said: “As part of this year’s International Workers’ Memorial Day, RMT remember...
RMT on latest mechanical failure of a helicopter
General Secretary Mick Cash said: “It’s a huge relief that no one was hurt as a result of this latest emergency landing. The effect of commercial pressure on helicopter safety remains a serious concern to my members, including those drilling...
RMT calls for independent inquiry into helicopter safety
OFFSHORE UNION RMT will raise again the call for a full independent public inquiry into energy industry helicopter safety through an emergency motion that will be moved by Aberdeen Trades Union Council and seconded by RMTat the Scottish TUC in...
RMT on public inquiry into helicopter safety
Offshore union RMT said today that it shares the growing anger over the refusal of the Scottish Government to reconsider its opposition to a public inquiry into helicopter safety.
In a statement issued today North East Labour MSP Lewis Macdonald...
Transport Committee - Offshore helicopter safety
In evidence to the committee RMT called for this and said that only an open, transparent, public inquiry can fully address offshore workers’ legitimate concerns which have grown out of successive near misses and tragic incidents in the North Sea...
Offshore union RMT on CAA review of helicopter safety
"The CAA's review is a step toward the improvements that RMT has supported for years through the existing helicopter safety forums we sit on with other unions, helicopter operators and the oil and gas companies.
"We support the recommendations as...