Survitec HeliPPE, a leading brand of global Survival Technology specialist Survitec, has announced the launch of a new app that aims to digitally transform Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) control for offshore technicians and managers.
The app is designed to streamline the tracking, management, and maintenance of individual and team equipment for transfer to offshore wind facilities and while on the turbine.
Providing a complete overview of issued equipment and associated documents, the app makes it easier to keep track of essential PPE details such as serial numbers and renewal dates. Technician’s training certificates can also be added, removing the need to search through different platforms or physical folders for critical information required to travel to any offshore location. The result is a reduction in the administrative burden, increasing compliance support to, ultimately, reduce unnecessary delays to offshore operations.
Compliance is supported with transparent certification monitoring and expiring product alerts, meaning, no more missed certificate renewal dates. An integrated traffic light system displays on the app if the technician’s training is in date and equipment is compliant for use.
In addition, the app has a supporting web function for team managers. This allows them to holistically keep track of their technician’s PPE and certificates.
Michael Halberg, who has been leading the project at Survitec, said: “In the fast-paced wind energy environment for which PPE is used, our app ensures our customers know the current status of their PPE at the push of a button on their mobile phones.”
“This app provides a digital record for our customers of all their PPE equipment, which is an essential requirement for travelling to any offshore location,” added Mads Enemark Nørgreen, Survitec HeliPPE COO.
Following the success of a trial phase with strategic offshore wind customers, Survitec HeliPPE is now rolling out the app with all PPE rental orders.
Survitec HeliPPE is exhibiting at Wind Europe in Copenhagen 25th-17th April, where live demonstrations will take place of this new app in action.
Survitec is a global Survival Technology leader to the maritime, defence & government, aerospace and energy sectors. Survitec has over 3,000 employees worldwide, covering 11 manufacturing facilities and over 400 service centres. They operate in over 2,000 ports, spanning 96 countries. Survitec are the world’s largest manufacturer and supplier of liferaft, Marine Evacuation Systems (MES) and offshore rental PPE. They are a leading supplier of fire solutions to the maritime industry and hold a market leading position for Pilot Flight Equipment in the aerospace & defence market. The Survitec team live by their purpose “We Exist To Protect Lives”. Throughout its 168-year history, Survitec has remained at the forefront of innovation, design and application engineering and is the trusted name when it comes to critical safety and survival solutions. www.survitecgroup.com
About Survitec HeliPPE
Survitec HeliPPE is a trusted PPE rental supplier to the offshore wind industry, offering a comprehensive range of PPE solutions to offshore developers, turbine OEMs, and transfer providers. The company manages all aspects of PPE provision, including storage, tracking, inspection, preventative and scheduled maintenance, allowing clients to focus on their core business activities. With expertise in the offshore wind industry, Survitec HeliPPE collaborates with clients to mitigate risk and optimise operational efficiencies. Its range of PPE solutions includes lifejackets, immersion suits, and height safety equipment. As a part of Survitec, a global leader in survival technology solutions, Survitec HeliPPE is committed to delivering high-quality PPE rental services and ensuring the safety of workers in the offshore wind sector. www.helippe.com