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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 …

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Standby Rescue for Hazardous Materials Disposal Firm

SWSI personnel were required to provide standby rescue teams while the client inspected, inventoried and prepared for transport in excess of 150 individual chemical containers discovered in an abandoned storage area of a large educational institution. Response teams were responsible for four contractor representatives operating inside the evacuated facility. Materials present included toxic compressed gases, shock sensitive and explosive materials …

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HazMat Sampling and Remediation – Bio Research Facility

In this incident, a spill of formaldehyde, a toxic, volatile chemical, was suspected at a large research facility where a large number of biological samples preserved in formaldehyde were stored. There were reports of the odour of the product in and around the facility. SWSI Hazardous Materials Specialists were required to investigate the presence of formaldehyde in the storage area …