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GIPEX 2018: The Exclusive Convention into Guyana’s Petroleum Sector

SWSI attended GIPEX 2018 to meet key stakeholders associated with this new market including Ministries, Government Organizations, Associations, Industry Experts, private sector. It was an important initiative to promote Guyana’s emerging petroleum industry The event will lay the foundation to establish a dynamic relationship between the Ministry of Natural Resources, Guyana and the Private sector with full co-operation from other …

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Safety Training Norway – Falck Safety / Statoil

SWSI personnel were retained to provide safety training in jurisdictionally specific confined space and fall protection. This project was a joint operation with Falck Canada with almost 200 client personnel from Seadrill and Statoil and was conducted in Stavanger Norway.

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HSEQ Coordinator for Industrial Contractor

A large industrial contractor was awarded a project as general contractor for a project where the owner of the site required very stringent safety criteria with respect to contractors and subcontractors. The scope of the project required numerous sub-trades and resulted in the hiring of eight to ten subcontractors. Virtually all the subcontractors intended to for this project were rejected …

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Interior Column Cleaning of Wind Turbines for SkyPower

SWSI provided work-at-height professionals to complete internal cleaning of residual smoke damage due to an electrical fire, resulting from a suspected arson situation, in a remote wind turbine. Fall Protection plans were developed prior to the start of work and effective fall protection was employed to ensure safety of the crew and timely, safe, productive completion of the project.

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Safety Training to KBAC Joint Venture During Construction of Vale Facility

SWSI personnel had provided assistance with meeting the regulated requirement for workers to be trained in jurisdictionally certified Fall Protection and certified Confined Space programs. These programs provided training to over 6000 personnel at one of North America’s largest industrial construction sites. These training programs were later augmented with additional programs including Aerial Work Platform, Respiratory Protection and Gas Detection.

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Gas Monitoring, Hazard Assessment, Permitting and Response to ABB

SWSI personnel provided an on-site team for confined space entry and standby rescue services during the pre-commissioning of the main transformer substation at a large construction site. Responsibilities included pre-entry & continuous confined space gas testing, set-up and inspection of fall protection/confined space entry/rescue equipment.

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Gas Monitoring for the Hebron GBS construction Project

SWSI personnel were tasked with initial gas detection and clearance of in excess of 45 confined space work locations. This was a 24 Hr operation with team members required to clear spaces pre-shift and as an ongoing operational requirement during any given shift. This project was a direct result of the lack of capacity for the operation to be handled …

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Emergency Response and Safety Systems Support – Suncor FPSO Refit.

During Suncor’s FPSO vessel refit SWSI personnel were required to provide onsite emergency response coverage as a result of work conducted at height and within a confined space. SWSI team members provided around the clock emergency response coverage to the client during the full project of an FPSO vessel refit. Members provided all aspects of the Emergency Response System with …

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Safety Officer Onboard World’s Largest Drill Ship (West Aquarius) for Seadrill

SWSI’s safety specialist had been requested to provide a Safety Officer position (SO) for the regional transition of this sixth generation rig from South East Asia to North America. Working with over nineteen different nationalities, the SO was a member of the transitioning team and the only North American on the vessel management team. The SO position was responsible for …