FPAL Verify Increased Ratings for RentAir Offshore
RentAir Offshore has enhanced its OHSAS 18001 Health & Safety, ISO 14001 Environmental and ISO 9001 Quality management standards following a recent FPAL Verify supplier assessment by FPAL auditors.
RentAir Offshore has raised its scores in three elements achieving 8.2 for Health & Safety, 8.1 for Environmental Management and 7.8 in Training and Competence, an overall increase of 15.8% since it was first audited in 2010. Rentair Offshore also received a score of 8.0 for Quality Assurance, a new audit section introduced following its last audit in 2012.
RentAir Offshore has been an FPAL member since 1998, achieving upgraded status to a Verify supply member in 2010. FPAL is the oil and gas industry’s supply chain database in the UK and Netherlands, and aims to raise industry standards. The scheme identifies, qualifies, evaluates and monitors suppliers on behalf of its purchasing members. FPAL Verify is a supplier assessment that involves a two day visit to a nominated suppliers' premises to audit Quality, Health & Safety, Environment, Competence & Training practices in line with recognised industry standards, namely OGP & NORSOK.
RentAir Offshore, which is committed to continually improving its operations, has introduced a range of initiatives over the last five years to improve engagement with its employees on how to enhance the safety culture within the business. As a result Rentair Offshore is very proud of the fact that it has recently passed a key mile stone of 1,200 days with zero lost time injuries.
The company has expanded its operational network appointing base managers, workshop and offshore service technicians in Great Yarmouth, Den Helder and Singapore. The company has also set up supporting operational units in Brazil, Middle East & Australia. The rental fleet of rigsafe and zone II rated air compressors, steam generators, heat exchangers, sand filters, suppression systems and qualified competent personnel, will soon be enhanced by upgraded zone II’s. New additions will also be added to the fleet including steam generators compliant to the latest DNV standard 2.7-2.
RentAir Offshore’s QHSE Manager, Neil Macara commented: “Our improved FPAL scores and 1,200 day LTI record illustrate RentAir Offshore’s commitment to quality, safety, and the environment in all areas of the business, and recognises the hard work and dedication from our entire global team in supporting one of our core values, “Safety First”. We continually look at ways to raise standards and make operations more efficient and firmly believe in the benefits of maintaining and enhancing our Verify supplier status with FPAL.”« Full news section