Step Change in Safety’s Emily Taylor is commended by the SPE Offshore Achievement Awards

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Emily Taylor, Project Coordinator for Step Change in Safety, has been commended for her work with the Helicopter Safety Steering Group, helping in the implementation of the recently adopted Emergency Breathing System.

Emily was also instrumental in facilitating the industry to implement a measurement strategy for passenger evacuation from helicopters. The 26-year-old was nominated for the Young Professional Award at this years SPE Offshore Achievement Awards, hosted at the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre, and was commended by the judges for her success.

The project coordinator has been with Step Change in Safety, a member-led organisation which is the authority in safety for the oil and gas indursty, for four years. Executive Director Les Linklater said: “We are all incredibly proud of Emily and what she has achieved in her time at Step Change in Safety.

“Thanks to her effort and hard work she has helped deliver two incredibly important safety improvements to the oil and gas industry, specifically within the helicopter sector.

“At Step Change we encourage open discussion, big thinking and dynamic working, and Emily personifies that.  We work with our members and the workforce to come to a simplified, more engaging and sustainable way of working safely and Emily achieved these objectives with EBS and the measurement strategy, helping make the UKCS one of the safest places to work in the oil and gas industry globally.”

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