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Safety

SAS is committed to providing an highly trained team of employees to safely execute the needs of the client. With the proper training and communication we will achieve an incident/accident free work environment.

 

 

Our Safety Technicians Are the Total Package

 

Capabilities (including, but not limited to):

  • Turnaround safety planning
  • Writing confined space plans
  • Developing LOTO and blinding plans/procedures
  • Writing and issuing safety plans for high-risk work
  • Atmospheric monitoring
  • Daily field auditing of personnel and equipment
  • Conducting safety meetings
  • Investigating all accidents, incidents and near-misses
  • Managing injury cases
  • Training contractors on safety plans
  • Permit Writing

Management and Project Execution:

  • Dedicated Manager of Field Safety Services who monitors all current and upcoming projects and actively communicates with employees and customers to ensure that projects are executed safely and proficiently
  • Client and project specific training requirements and credentials vary greatly from location-to-location. Our Management ensures that the Safety Technicians are selected to meet the specific requirements and demands of the client and project
  • Customized Permit Writer Program – Permit Writers are carefully selected based on their credentials and their prior experience writing permits. Additionally, all Permit Writers must successfully complete our comprehensive Permit Writer course which includes:
    • Process Safety Management
    • Confined Space Entry
    • Electrical Safety
    • Record keeping and Recording
    • Dangers of Hot Work
    • Excavation Safety
  • Customized Permit to Work course which includes: gas detection requirements, hazard identification and PPE, permits (safe work permits, hot work permits, confined space permits (permit required and non-permit required) and specialized work permits), ventilation, permit times and expirations, emergency response and permit cancellations, IDLH, Stop the Work

Holewatch/Firewatch/Bottlewatch

HR, Training and Field Execution

  • Custom, web-based personnel management system designed to locate experienced employees with specific credentials and training.
  • Individual HR personnel are assigned to hire/train local, qualified employees for major projects.
  • Safety Attendant Training:
      • Nine hours of classroom training for confined space, firewatch, PPE, fall protection, haz-com and LOTO with written tests for each section.
      • Nine hours of field training with five “hands-on” training stations including: simulated confined space, live fire training, bottlewatch training, gas detection training and climbing training with graded scores at each training station.
      • All classroom training and hands-on field training is site-specific oriented and includes customers permits, policies and procedures.
  • Our field management utilize six exclusive field procedures insure that the project runs safety and efficiently.
  • All full time supervisors are tenured employees and are trained in supervisor training, confined space rescue training, Certified Occupational Safety Specialist (COSS), permit writer training, OSHA 7300, OSHA 7115 and OSHA 30.

Cost Savings

  • SSP billing rates are more competitive than “craftsman” billing rates.
  • Craftsmen are not tied up performing attendant duties; therefore production is not adversely affected.
  • All attendants are hired locally, with the exception of rural plants, refineries and overseas projects, in turn limiting per diem and other expenses.
  • SSP reduces the number of multiple contractor employees by having a centralized pool of trained safety attendant personnel that can be dispatched and assigned to all areas of the project, thus reducing the total man-hour costs of the project.