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SAS Awards 2019 programme

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www.sasawards.com 13 SafetyatSea Awards2019 Best Safety Product of the Year (Firefighting) ThiscategoryhasbeennewlycreatedbySafetyatSeatohighlightissuesthattheeditorial committeefeltshouldbebroughttotheattentionofthewidermaritimecommunitygiventhe fireatLaemChabangPortontheKMTCHongKongcontainership–oneofseveralincidentsthis year.Fireincidentsnotonlyeffectassetsbutcanleadtoalossoflifeandenvironmentaldisaster. Thethemeofthiscategorywillchangeeachyeartoreflectatimelysafetyconcern. ColtracoUltrasonics:Portalevel®IntrinsicallySafe IntrinsicallySafeisadesigntechniqueappliedtoelectricalequipmentandwiringfor hazardouslocationsbasedonlimitingenergytoalevelbelowthatrequiredtoignitea specifichazardousatmosphericmixture. RosenbyEngineering:HydroPen TheHydroPensystemcanfightcontainerfires,bothatdecklevelandincontainersstacked atheights,throughtheuseofawater-baseddrillingmachine. SurvitecGroup:TheFoamBuddy Survitechavedesignedabackpacktocarryfire-fightingfoam,allowingfirstrespondersto fightfiresontheopendecksofoilandchemicaltankersmoreefficientlyandwithouthaving tolugcumbersomedrumstodifferentlocations. UltraFogLtd:UltraFogNozzleTestTool TheUltraFogNozzletoolenablescrewtoengageinfastandeffectivefireequipmentnozzle maintenancewithoutaspecialisedtechnicianortheneedtobreaktheglassbulb,ensuring thatsafetysystemsarefunctionalatalltimes. SAS book of the night_2019.indd 13 SAS book of the night_2019.indd 13 28/08/2019 17:17:05 28/08/2019 17:17:05

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