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By Kirsty Fletcher-Reid on 25 Sep 2020
September has brought us some great Safety Observation Cards from across the fleet, with many highlighting positive changes which have been implemented as a result.
 
We are pleased to announce that the winner of this month’s title is Rafal...
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By Kirsty Fletcher-Reid on 27 Aug 2020
This month we have once again received some excellent Safety Observation Cards from across the fleet which have all been considered and taken on board by our HSEQ and Operations teams. 
 
August’s title of Safety Champion has been awarded for...
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By Kirsty Fletcher-Reid on 14 Aug 2020
We are delighted to announce that the title of Safety Champion for the month of July was officially awarded to Pedro Nunes; A/B on board FS Balmoral.
 
The award was presented to Pedro for his observation regarding a non-operational fire...
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By Kirsty Fletcher-Reid on 02 Jul 2020
 
Emergency drills are a vital tool utilised across our entire fleet to ensure crew are familiar with all life saving appliances on board. In addition to the familiarisation of safety equipment, drills are imperative towards the continuous monitoring of...
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By Kirsty Fletcher-Reid on 17 Jun 2020
Thank you once again to all our crew for continuing to remain vigilant and maintaining a firm focus on safety whilst working on board our vessels. We received some excellent safety observation cards throughout the month of May, however...
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By Kirsty Fletcher-Reid on 06 May 2020
Groundhog Day no. 102,465 of lockdown…
 
As we enter May, we are able to look back on what will possibly be an April that none of us will be able to forget. Whilst we were able to enjoy sunny, warmer...
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By Kirsty Fletcher-Reid on 09 Apr 2020
March has been a long month. We don’t need to detail the list of challenges we have all faced across not just our industry, but in our own communities, families and across the nation. 
 
When we think about the current situation...
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By Kirsty Fletcher-Reid on 06 Mar 2020
The Safety Theme on board our Vessels for the month of February was “Take 2”; an initiative which has become a vital tool that has been implemented across our fleet to ensure the health and wellbeing of our crew....
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By Kirsty Fletcher-Reid on 31 Jan 2020
2020 is a new year filled with new opportunities. To kick the year off in an unprecedented manner we would like to highlight not one, but two Safety Champions for the month of January.
 
To demonstrate that all crew on...
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By Kirsty Fletcher-Reid on 18 Dec 2019
Our Safety Observation Card system is now very well established and crew engagement in the initiative has significantly increased throughout 2019. All vessels are contributing on a regular basis across both crews which is great to see.
 
We take great...
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By Kirsty Fletcher-Reid on 19 Nov 2019
We are delighted to announce that we have been awarded the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) 45001:2018 Occupational Health and Safety System (OHS) standard for the operation of our fleet of 15 vessels.
 
The recently released ISO 45001:2018 OHS, the...
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By Kirsty Fletcher-Reid on 06 Nov 2019
Coming through Autumn and into the early Winter months, our crew become acutely aware of the ever-changing conditions offshore. With this comes increased checking and testing of equipment, and all crew are heightened to the evolving environment on deck....
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By Kirsty Fletcher-Reid on 16 Oct 2019
September was another busy month for us at Fletcher. Our HSEQ team received several excellent Safety Observation Cards, many of which were used for recommendations amongst the fleet.
 
One card which stood out and deemed worthy of recognition was that...
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By Kirsty Fletcher-Reid on 03 Sep 2019
Another month, another Safety Champion! This month we have seen some great Safety Observation Cards come through, however keeping with the onboard training theme, our team felt as though we had to highlight one crew member in particular who...
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By Kirsty Fletcher-Reid on 22 Aug 2019
At Fletcher we value knowledge. We know that there is always time for practical training whether it's Fire Drills or Risk Assessment. Our crew understand that theory is valuable knowledge, and for theory to work we need good practice.
 
Our...
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By Kirsty Fletcher-Reid on 02 Aug 2019
Congratulations to this month's Safety Champion Winner: Mr Gustavo Alves!
 
Gustavo works on board FS Carrick as an AB and has always been an avid supporter of our safety card initiative, having submitted several cards during his time on board.
 
His...
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By Kirsty Fletcher-Reid on 04 Jul 2019
June Safety Champion
 
Each month our HSEQ team choose a prominent safety theme for our crew to focus on during their time on board. June's Safety Theme has been Mental Health and Wellbeing.
 
Seafarer Mental Health continues to be at the...
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By Kirsty Fletcher-Reid on 29 May 2019
The coveted title of Safety Champion of the month is not just awarded for spotting potential incidents or issues on board. Our health and safety team always appreciate it when they receive Safety Observation Cards which demonstrate forward thinking...
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By Kirsty Fletcher-Reid on 08 May 2019
It is with great regret we announce that Robbie Cook has taken the difficult decision to resign from the company due to personal reasons. Robbie has been a great asset to the Fletcher team in recent years and now...
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By Kirsty Fletcher-Reid on 03 May 2019
Throughout the fleet, our crews are faced with daily issues and challenges in line with health and safety on board their vessels. Whether it is carrying out their daily jobs on board, or completing a project for a charterer,...
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