16-Aug-2012 Source: RLC
RLC, the largest privately held helicopter operator in the Gulf of Mexico, has earned the Helicopter Association International (HAI) 2011 Operator Safety Award. The 2011 award marks the second year in a row RLC has been recognized by HAI for operator safety.Â The new award honors a total of over 115,000 accident-free flight hours over the two-year period.
“Because of RLCâ€™s efforts to reduce accident risk, the helicopter industry is better prepared to meet the challenges currently before us and those of the future,â€ wrote HAI President Matthew Zucarro in a letter informing RLC of the award.
“This award is a tribute to the hard work and efforts of all RLC employees.Â RLC has made safety a core value of our company.Â Our employees and management staff are dedicated to a positive safety culture and qualifying for this HAI recognition affirms that commitment,â€ said RLC CEO Dru Milke. â€œThe cornerstone of RLC safety is our Safety Management System (SMS), an integrated approach geared to continuous improvement.Â RLC SMS is employee- and customer-centered, building a robust safety system through input, understanding and a constant focus.”
RLCâ€™s fleet of offshore-equipped helicopters transports personnel and equipment to offshore production platforms and drilling rigs from facilities strategically located across the Gulf Coast and other customer-contracted locations.Â RLC serves high performance energy services providers and leading oil and gas producers with exceptional levels of safety, performance and service.Â For more information call 337.837.6038 or visitÂ http://www.rlcllc.net