(current partners: Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom)
The European Helicopter Safety Team (EHEST) launched in November 2006 as a branch of the European Strategic Safety Initiative (ESSI) and a European component of IHST. Analysis of occurrence data, coordination of other safety initiatives and implementation of cost-effective action plans are carried out to achieve specific safety goals. EHSAT currently has teams specializing in training, operations/SMS, Regulatory, Maintenance, Technology, and a Communication Sub-Group. Many media materials have been published and are being developed.