1. Rail Car Personal Fall Arrest System

    Deltech Polymers was looking to reinforce its personal fall arrest system (PFAS) at its rail car loading and offloading area. This project presented many challenges including several adjacent live rail lines and an existing curvature in the rail spur. As an authorized dealer for Rigid Lifelines, RETTEW proposed a new solution for optimized safety. Before…

  2. On-site Safety Consulting for Hydroelectric Power Station Upgrades

    A hydroelectric dam operator planned to strip and rebuild one of the pump turbines at their dam. The sheer size of these turbines presented many unique hazards, and the replacement required a constant presence from safety professionals to ensure a smooth transition. Since the operations could not halt completely, replacement efforts took place outside normal…

  3. Paper Mill On-Site Safety Consulting

    Recognizing the need to mitigate any safety issues during a $70 million construction project at a paper mill, the mechanical contractor working on the project requested on-site safety observation to document and recommend improvements to their construction safety methods. Between serving as part-time and full-time on-site safety consultant, as well as overseeing lock-out and tag-out,…

  4. Pharmaceuticals Facility Shutdown Safety Oversight

    A major pharmaceuticals company planned to shut down their facility for three weeks to perform maintenance and install new equipment. With the shutdown requiring 24/7 safety coverage during the process, RETTEW was hired to provide oversight and evaluations of the work area. We offered full coverage for the staff — electricians, engineers, utility crews, welders,…

  5. Comcast Innovation and Technology Center Safety Consulting

    When constructing the tallest building in the U.S. outside of New York and Chicago, virtually every fitout component is handled multiple times. As such, there is increased risk of injury during delivery, unloading, transporting, shakeout, and installation of critical units like the HVAC systems. For this 1,121-foot-tall, 1.5 million-SF skyscraper, RETTEW worked as the on-site…

  6. Commercial Boiler Manufacturing Plant Safety Consulting

    A leading manufacturer of commercial boilers and related heating, ventilating, and air conditioning products that has been in business for more than 150 years had been operating under outdated workplace safety procedures. In order to come into compliance with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and avoid costly penalties, the client hired RETTEW’s Safety…

  7. Construction Safety Oversight

    A construction firm was assembling a new furnace during a large-scale construction project at a local steel mill. The furnace would yield faster and more efficient bloom reheating, increasing the plant’s production speed substantially. However, because of the immensity of the project, the project owner and the construction company needed on-site safety support to help…

  8. High-Risk Work Program Consultation

    To be competitive in today’s manufacturing industry, companies have to constantly monitor and improve their equipment, production levels, and safety performance — all of which are aspects of a high-risk work program. When this large manufacturer had an open position that directly affects these areas, they needed immediate on-site support until someone was hired. RETTEW…

  9. Pharmaceutical Manufacturer On-Site Safety Consulting

    Safety is a top priority for this pharmaceutical manufacturer, so when two vitally important environmental health and safety (EHS) positions at their facility were vacated, the safety of both the employees and the facility were at risk. The client hired RETTEW to help maintain their top-notch safety standards and carefully monitor the day-to-day EHS operations….

  10. Stadium High-Angle Rescue Support

    This University client wanted to set off fireworks from their scoreboards, approximately 200 feet off the ground. While this would certainly be a crowd pleaser, they wanted to put safety first with fall protection for the pyrotechnicians working the show. One option presented to our client was a custom railing system. However, the time, expense,…

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