According to the Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries, 489 oil and gas extraction workers lost their lives on the job between 2013 and 2017. The industry continues to work hard to develop safety solutions to stop these fatalities and injuries, and the offshore oil rig safety equipment market offers countless options.
Choosing which safety systems and gear are most suitable for a site and each application can be overwhelming, so turning to a safety specialist ensures that not only do you have the best equipment, but it is being used optimally.
Carroll Technologies is renowned across the US for its safety expertise, especially in the mining industry. The safety experts are bringing its product portfolio and consultancy services to the offshore industry, offering a broad range of monitoring and communication systems, PPE, fall protection, and lighting solutions.
What offshore oil rig safety solutions does Carroll supply?
Comprehensive personnel tracking systems such as satellite-based location tracking with GPS for collision avoidance, along with rugged intercom and radio communication systems that can be integrated with fire and gas detection monitoring networks. Equipment from leading suppliers such as Pyott Boone Electronics (PBE) can be custom-designed with Carroll Technologies’ expertise to ideally suit the needs of an offshore site.
Carroll also supplies rugged hard hats, such as NLT cap lamps, which can incorporate LED technology or proximity and tracking tags. For other wearable PPE, Carroll provides a range of solutions from trusted manufacturers such as Protective Industrial Products (PIP USA), which produces custom-made safety solutions such as hearing protection, protective clothing, respiratory safety, warning beacons, welding protection, electrical safety and fall protection, as well as extensive eye, foot, hand and head protection.
When it comes to fall protection, Carroll Technologies has studied the market to provide only the best quality products. MSA manufacturers its fall protection equipment from high-quality materials to ensure maximised strength, as well as comfort for the wearer. Harnesses and lanyards come in different fits and offer different features depending on the application. Miller AirCore harnesses from Honeywell are lightweight and manufactured from corrosion-resistant aluminium and breathable open-core padding to allow for optimal airflow, as well as reduced heat and moisture entrapment.
To find out more about the offshore oil rig safety equipment solutions provided by Carroll Technologies, visit their website.