WE ARE PROUD:
THE EVACUATOR® ESCAPE DESCENT SYSTEM SIGNIFICANTLY IMPROVES THE SAFETY AND SURVIVABILITY OF TECHNICIANS IN THE WIND INDUSTRY
From left to right: Ross Johnston, Survitec Head of Aviation Sales; Eugene Verstegen, Evacuator® Worldwide, co-founder and co-inventor, Viktoras Cesnulevicius, president of the UEA Engineering Society; and Simon Gray, EEEGR CEO
Global safety specialist Survitec took home a prestigious East of England Energy Group (EEEGR) Award last night during a gala End of Year Celebration and Awards Dinner held at the UK’s historic Dunston Hall.
Safety and survival solutions specialists, Survitec, won the EEEGR Award in the Offshore Wind category for the Evacuator system – an emergency wind turbine descent system which the judging panel recognised as representing “a significant contribution” to renewable energy safety.
Simon Gray, EEEGR CEO, commented: “We’re very pleased to award Survitec and Evacuator Worldwide the EEEGR Offshore Wind award for the pioneering Evacuator Emergency Descent System. Their collaborative effort demonstrates their commitment to increase the safety of those working within the offshore energy sector and it’s great to have both companies with us as EEEGR members.”
Baba Devani, Survitec Marine CEO, said: “We are absolutely delighted to win this prestigious award, which we accept on behalf of Evacuator’s inventors Eugene Verstegen and Joris Veeger, from the Netherlands.