Offshore HSE Conference in Ostend

Safety is one of the most important concerns for companies operating in the offshore wind industry. This conference examines this in more detail and focuses in particular on two themes: safety training standards and contractor safety.
Activity for members and non-members, Public activity
Kursaal Oostende, Kursaal-Westhelling 12, 8400 Oostende

On Tuesday 14 May, Belgian Offshore Cluster is organising the first edition of the Offshore HSE Conference. During this event, national and international speakers will discuss applicable safety training standards and point out how you can improve the safety of contractors.

A proactive discussion will take place at the end of each topic. We cordially invite you to participate and share your vision and insights with the other attendees.

Blue Cluster fulfills a supporting role in this event.


Please find the preliminary programme below;

09:00 Welcome and registration
09:30 Introduction

Part 1: Safety training standards

  • Development and evaluation of training standards 
    Christopher Furlan (Global Wind Organisation)
  • Implementation of training standards
    Lars Brenne (Rely-On Nutec)
  • From standard training to scenario based refresher training 
    Max Vandenberghe (Normec-ISEC)
  • Training standards & legal aspects 
    Kenny Decruynaere (Claeys & Engels)
12:30 Lunch break

Part 2: Contractor safety

  • The basics of contractor safety 
    Jan Bergmans (Axillium HSEQ Consultancy)
  • Contractor safety from an O&M perspective
    Wendy Goossens (Otary)
  • Contractor safety from a contractor's perspective
    Jonas Selders (Future Services)
15:30 Networking drink
Offshore HSE Conference

Practical information

The Offshore HSE Conference is open to members and non-members of Belgian Offshore Cluster. The language of this event is English.

The regular admission fee for this event is € 150. Are you a member of Belgian Offshore Cluster or De Blauwe Cluster vzw? Then you are entitled to a discount on this amount.

Lunch and the networking drink are included in the admission fee.

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