IMCA puts personal resilience on the agenda at MCEDD

Associations — By on March 27, 2018 at 9:01 AM

Allen Leatt

IMCA PUTS PERSONAL RESILIENCE ON THE AGENDA AT MCEDD

  • CEO PROVIDES INSIGHT INTO RESILIENCE IN THE WORKPLACE
  • OVER 4,000 DOWNLOADS SINCE SCHEME WAS LAUNCHED IN LATE JANUARY

Allen Leatt, Chief Executive of the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA), will be speaking at the Marine, Construction & Engineering (MCE) Deepwater Development Technical Conference (Milan, 9-11 April) on IMCA’s latest safety initiative on “Resilience in the Workplace”.

Since the IMCA Resilience Awareness Programme was launched online in late January, there have been over 4,000 downloads and views from the IMCA website and its YouTube page. The Programme was developed by leading members of IMCA eager to help the industry’s workforce cope and adjust to the challenging business environment in recent years. It is tailored specifically for the marine contracting industry, but is freely available to all sectors for the betterment of the whole industry.

Allen Leatt explains: “I am delighted to be speaking on the IMCA Resilience Awareness Programme at MCEDD. There is strong evidence that a resilient workforce is a safe workforce – and safety has been the all-important priority for IMCA and its members over the past 40 years.”

Filming for the videos took place onboard vessels of Subsea 7, Saipem, and Heerema Marine Contractors. The Programme is sponsored by IMCA’s board member companies: Allseas, Fugro, Heerema Marine Contractors, Saipem, Subsea 7, TechnipFMC and McDermott International and is based on the Shell Resilience concept.

The full Resilience Awareness Programme can be found at https://www.imca-int.com/publications/resilience/ and information on MCEDD is at http://mcedd.com/

Allen Leatt will be speaking in the ‘HS&E Initiatives’ session at MCEDD on 10 April.

About IMCA
IMCA, the international association represents the vast majority of offshore marine contractors and the associated supply chain in the world, with members from over 60 countries. It publishes an extensive technical library of guidance documents on operational good practice, safety promotional materials, timely information notes and safety flashes. Its members benefit from a technical structure comprising four main divisions covering Offshore Diving, Marine, Remote Systems & ROVs, and Offshore Surveying.

These are supported by a committee structure focused on: health, safety, security and the environment; competence and training; lifting and rigging; marine policy and regulatory affairs; and contracts and insurance. The association’s global coverage is organised into five geographic regions: Asia-Pacific, Europe & Africa, Middle East & India, North America, and South America.

Further information on IMCA and its work on behalf of the global offshore marine construction industry is available fromwww.imca-int.com and imca@imca-int.com. The association has LinkedIn and Facebook groups and its Twitter handle is @IMCAint

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