Interview with Mike Ziccardi from the Oiled Wildlife Care Network
Tuesday, October 12, 2021
In this interview, Mike Ziccardi, Director of California's Oiled Wildlife Care Network shares the scale of collaborative network efforts that goes into care of wildlife.
Interview with JD Bergeron from International Bird Rescue
Wednesday, August 18, 2021
In this interview, JD Bergeron shares about the Elegant Terns rescue mission at the Long Beach Harbour and how the GOWRS service will help raise up experienced oiled wildlife responders in the next generation.
High-Performance Crisis Management
Wednesday, July 21, 2021
In our latest blog, Dave Rouse, Response Manager, talks about why New Zealand's Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern, is unarguably one of the most effective crisis leaders of recent times.
We then highlight the three components needed to combine and work in harmony for world-class crisis management teams to achieve high performance.
Q&A with Rosie Buse, Principal Consultant on OSRL’s Crisis Management Story
Thursday, July 8, 2021
We caught up with Rosie Buse, Principal Consultant, to talk about OSRL's crisis management services story and why structure, skillset and mindset are fundamental to effective crisis management.
We discuss why offering crisis management services isn't new to OSRL, how OSRL can help organisations and a free initial crisis preparedness assessment tool.
Ten simple things you can do to improve your oil spill preparedness.
Tuesday, May 18, 2021
Lucy Short, Principal Consultant talks about whether the priority of oil spill preparedness within oil companies may have waned during the pandemic. Lucy provides a list as a guide to help organisations put in place some prevention barriers and readiness actions.
The ultimate aim of the list is to help you and your organisation improve your preparedness.
Interview with Valeria Ruoppolo, the Director of Aiuká
Wednesday, May 5, 2021
Our Wildlife Preparedness & Response Manager, Paul Kelway kicked off our GOWRS Wildlife Partners interview series with an interview with Valeria Ruoppolo at Aiuká in Brazil.
Face to Face Training in Times of Pandemic – Trainers’ Perspective
Tuesday, March 16, 2021
We have completed our first face-to-face customised training in Singapore since the circuit breaker in April 2020, whilst adhering to Covid safety measures. This attests to our dedication to both preparedness and response solutions, whether in an emergency or peacetime.
In this article, we hear from our Trainers, Yow Lih Hern and Norman Ramos on their experience.
The Benefits of Hiring Oil Spill Response Equipment
Tuesday, March 2, 2021
What are the benefits of hiring Tier 1 oil spill response equipment? Find out why operators find hiring equipment a cost effective way to meet operational and regulatory requirments for drilling operations.
Q&A at the SWIS Regional Forum Dec 2020
Sunday, December 13, 2020
Mario Fazio, our SWIS Manager in APAC shares the answers to the questions that were raised at the recent SWIS Regional Forum.
Managing A Virtual IMS
Friday, December 4, 2020
The Covid-19 pandemic has required us to change much of what we do to maintain the same level of service throughout the last eight months. We have responded to oil spills using social distancing rules, delivered our courses remotely and conducted exercises on virtual platforms.
We know that dealing with an incident remotely presents a significant challenge for many organisations. Taking this into account, we are pleased to publish OSRL's Incident Management System Core Group addendum on the Virtual Incident Management System.