Collected over 20 years, this client had created a significant liability and logistical problem with hundreds of kilograms of explosive material, much of which had the same force as TNT or C4.
TDG Class 1 Disposal
SWSI has been contracted by a national private company to manage and dispose of all expired pyrotechnical materials from their offshore service centers. Now into our fifth year, SWSI is responsible for inventory, transportation, and disposal of thousands of pieces of explosive material.
Exxon Canada – Hebron Project
In conjunction with Exxon’s subcontractor, KKC, 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 …
Regional Oil Spill Response Training
In partnership with our Guyanese colleges at Caribbean Safe Work Solutions Inc., we have just completed the first comprehensive national oil spill response training to Guy Oil’s National distribution team. This starts the next stage of training and consulting for Guy Oil in their national response plan development and revamp of their emergency response procedures. .
TDG Class 1 Disposal: Out of Date Pyrotechnics
When your class 1 marine safety equipment is out of date, what do you do? One of our most popular management and disposal projects focuses around the disposal of marine hand flares, signal rockets, line launchers and locator smoke. To date we collected and disposed of thousands of pieces of this type of inventory.
TDG Class 1 or Class 4?? : Picric Acid Disposal
Our clients have come to depend on us for dealing with some of the most difficult situations. For this site of abandoned chemical inventory we have packaged, transported and disposed of approximately 4L of material, some of it has clearly crystallized. As we expect. Our clients are very happy to see us go.
NFPA 472 Training
SWSI is very please to now offer NFPA 472 Awareness, Operations and Technician training in Canada and the USA. These programs are IFSAC or Pro Board certified through the Delaware State Fire Commission when required and are delivered with over one hundred years of combined in-field response experience. .
Anhydrous Ammonia Training
SWSI was recently contracted to provide training in the handling and response to Anhydrous Ammonia in refrigeration systems. The clients operational area compounded the problem of response as it was a system located aboard a factory fish processing vessel and is operational for extended periods of time at sea. Working with the client and the on site engineering, SWSI …
Waste categorization reclassification – Facility Remediation
A previous owner of the client’s facility had placed a large pile of a process by-product or waste on the property approximately 40 years ago, containing a small amount of material equivalent to Agricultural Lime. Over the period between the 1970s and 2005 different owners of the facility either ignored the presence of the material or promised to clean up …
Gap analysis and corrective actions – Laboratory testing facility Start-up
SWSI personnel were contracted to help with the startup of a new laboratory in South Eastern US. The facility would include a formulation laboratory to prepare small quantities of materials for testing as possible consumer products and an analytical laboratory to determine the composition of the samples shipped for testing. The laboratory was under construction at the time of contract …
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