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A SGS Emergency Services’ Industrial Rescue team has participated at the Global HS&E Day the Dutch company Royal VOPAK has organized.

The team, deployed at the new storage facility the company has at Algeciras, has performed three different exercises to show their capabilities for the rescue, evacuation and advanced vital support to those attending the event, amongst which there were representatives from the Puerto Bahía de Algeciras authorities as well as from other companies belonging to the ports and hydrocarbon storage sectors in the area.

During such exercises, which were recorded for media uses, SGS staff performed an evacuation of a worker stuck in a confined space, an evacuation in heights using a rescue pallet and also an evacuation of a worker collapsed at the entrance of a maintenance tank. The public attending had the opportunity too to see the used techniques as well as the rescue material from a Fast Intervention Vehicle.

For more information:

Claudio Armando Aguirre
SGS Emergency Services
Coordinador
SGS ESPAÑOLA DE CONTROL, S. A.
Polígono Industrial Cabezo Beaza
C/ Bucarest, parcela 115
30353 - Cartagena (Murcia) - ESPAÑA
t: +34 968 32 42 01
m: +34 682 91 48 08
f: +34 968 52 29 46

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