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OIAC - Workforce Involvement Group (WIG)

The WIG mission statement

Improving safety by stimulating lateral learning and best practice across the offshore industry through involvement of the whole workforce.

Workforce Involvement Group poster

WIG Podcast

Oil & Gas UK Piper25 Webcasts: 18 – 20 June 2013

piper25 webcasts

The speeches from the Piper25 Event held between 18 – 20 June 2013 are now available via webcasts. These include speeches by Lord Cullen, Judith Hackett and Jake Molloy

Piper25 Webcasts


Please find 3 Guidance Documents for SI 971 Elected Safety Representatives (ESR) as requested from previous Workforce Involvement Events:

More info on SI 971 Project

safety rep training

New Advanced Safety Rep Training’

A new standard for offshore safety rep training is being rolled out. This new advanced standard aims to support greater workforce involvement by giving Elected Safety Reps access to training that helps them develop their effectiveness and confidence.

Further information


Any future Offshore Workforce Involvement events will be advertised here as and when details become available.

To register for the event email the WIG via

Next event: To be announced

Last event: 18 September 2013 – Sprowston Manor. Norwich, Norfolk

WIG events

What's in the news

Providing up to date news on all things Oil and Gas via 'Google News' which also allows you to look back at thre archives of Oil and Gas news stories.

Also, 'Affiliated organisations' (as shown on left side of the web page) provides you with news from the websites of organisations affiliated to the WIG including the IADC, OCA, Oil & Gas UK, Step Change and the Trade Unions, UNITE and RMT.

WIG news


Next meeting: 29 November 2013

Agenda: To be Agreed

Venue: To be Agreed

WIG meetings

Now it’s your chance: Contact the Workforce Involvement Group (WIG)

Do you have any questions you would like to ask us? Maybe you want to inform and share with WIG and your offshore colleagues  an example of best practice being carried out in your workplace?  If so,  please contact us via our contact page or email us via

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Updated 2019-02-05