Trade union bosses have issued fresh calls for a public inquiry into North Sea helicopter safety after a report showed fatigue was a factor in a “near miss” at Aberdeen Airport.
A leading Aberdeen trade unionist has said he will continue to campaign for an independent probe into helicopter safety in the oil and gas industry- even though the government has rejected calls.
Workforce concerns around the need for an offshore helicopter inquiry have been raised at the Scottish Trade Union Congress (STUC) in Dundee.
Offshore union Unite has launched a petition calling for support after the Scottish Government rejected calls for a public inquiry into helicopter safety.
The Scottish Government has rejected calls for a public inquiry into North Sea helicopter safety.
Unions will meet with Scottish Government ministers next month to rally support for a wide-ranging inquiry into offshore helicopter safety.