Sustainability Report 2017

No compromises when it comes to occupational safety

Assignments involving the use of heavy respiration protection gear are nothing new for Andreas Wicht. The Head of gas and respiration protection at Bilfinger EMS and his team are on hand wherever there is a potential poisoning or suffocation hazard in tanks and silo facilities. Typical customers are operators of wastewater treatment plants, the agricultural industry, the automotive sector, petrochemicals as well as food and beverage production.

Regular reviews of compliance with critical limits

Safe equipment

Bilfinger EMS offers services throughout the entire lifecycle of industrial plants. The range of services covers consulting, development, planning, construction, assembly and commissioning as well as maintenance. Bilfinger EMS is a specialist for services related to gas and respiration protection: The company provides customers with qualified personnel as well as premium respiration protection equipment. Bilfinger EMS also undertakes the regular checking and disinfection of the equipment and offers apprenticeships in respiration protection and measuring technology. “We have very high standards when it comes to safety – for our employees and for the environment as well”, says Christian Beier, Head of gas protection at EWE Gasspeicher GmbH. “Bilfinger EMS definitely lives up to these standards.”

“The topic of occupational safety
is with us throughout the day.”

Andreas Wicht Head of gas and respiration protection Bilfinger EMS

To ensure that they are always up to date, Andreas Wicht and his team regularly participate in specialized trainings. “Occupational safety stands for ‘we care’ – in more ways than one: We secure the protection of our employees by using the equipment that is necessary. We protect our customers by carrying out thorough and precise work. And we protect the environment through the measures that we take. These are things that define how we work each and every day.”