Safety Expert Group

Safety Expert Group

Expert Group Leader: Simon Trotter
EXCOM Oversight: Agnieszka Kruszewska​

Welcome to the Safety Expert Group webpage

​​Terms of Reference:

  • ​​Share and review safety, contingency planning and emergency policies and practices used in Antarctica.
  • Advance discussion and provide leadership on constant improvement in coordination and response in the event of a Search and Rescue (SAR) incident.
  • Work with all COMNAP Expert Groups on common safety issues.
  • Consider safety initiatives that would benefit National Programs.​

This Expert Group also includes a focus to prevent harassment in the Antarctic, well-being, & support for equity, diversity and inclusion in all Antarctic activities.