How have we been looking after the wellbeing of our employees during the pandemic?
quarta-feira, 7 de abril de 2021
The pandemic and the rise of remote working has created several wellbeing challenges for people and businesses worldwide. At OSRL, the Crisis Management Team recognised this fact and prioritised wellbeing from the very beginning.
Andrew Couch, Wellbeing Lead, talks about how we have been looking after the wellbeing of our employees throughout the pandemic.
Face to Face Training in Times of Pandemic – Trainers’ Perspective
terça-feira, 16 de março de 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.
A Bird's eye view of seabird rescue at SANCCOB
quarta-feira, 3 de março de 2021
After receiving a request for assistance from GOWRS and Seabird rescue specialist SANCCOB, OSRL staff at our South Africa base helped support ongoing efforts to care for nearly 2,000 Cape cormorant chicks.
Here, Shamen Bunsee, Response Specialist recounts his experience of helping with the rescue effort and his new-found appreciation for all the work that goes into wildlife response and for SANCCOB's team.
The Benefits of Hiring Oil Spill Response Equipment
terça-feira, 2 de março de 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.
OSRL’s West Africa Surveillance Platform (WASP) supports the Gabonese Navy in a search and rescue operation
quinta-feira, 4 de fevereiro de 2021
OSRL has recently supported the Gabonese Navy in a fantastic collaboration between multiple agencies to save lives at sea.
On Sunday 24th January, a mayday message was sent by the ‘Marie Alexandra’, a French fishing trawler in distress...
Q&A at the SWIS Regional Forum Dec 2020
domingo, 13 de dezembro de 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
sexta-feira, 4 de dezembro de 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.
Learning about Seabird Response with SANCCOB
sexta-feira, 4 de dezembro de 2020
Since collaborating with SANCCOB on the opening of the South Africa operation back in 2012, the relationship continues to grow. Here we talk about SANCCOB providing an essential service in South Africa, particularly in its fight to save the critically endangered African Penguin.
Reflecting on the World of Travel in 2020
quinta-feira, 3 de dezembro de 2020
Alice Linley-Munro, Travel Manager reflects on the world of travel during 2020 and the challenges the travel department suddenly had to face...
Oiled Wildlife Preparedness and Response: Reflecting on the past and planning for the future
quarta-feira, 18 de novembro de 2020
Oil Spill Response’s Board of Directors recently endorsed an ambitious Five-Year Strategic Plan for Wildlife Emergency Preparedness & Response. Here's why it's an important milestone for oiled wildlife response.