Hertel Nederland has been conducting work for years at Industrial Park Chemelot Site in Geleen. The safety performance in 2014 is enormously improved with respect to 2013. We congratulate Chemelot with this fantastic result. And we are proud to have made a substantial contribution to that ourselves. With our slogan ‘Target Zero’ in mind, we always work together as a team with our customers on safety!Read more
A team from Hertel UK has completed one million hours of incident-free working at the Drax Power Station and at the same time raised £1,000 for Cancer Research UK.
The 180-strong team has worked for three years to reach the one million hour landmark and in recognition of the achievement Hertel and the site owner Drax Power Limited have each given £500 to be donated to charity.
At Drax Power Station, Hertel provides contract maintenance services including access solutions, industrial cleaning, thermal insulation,...
On Saturday, 4 October, aQuaintance reached the milestone of being LTI-free for eight years (no accidents with absenteeism as a result). This company is primarily engaged in the engineering, purchase and execution of all the national onshore projects and maintenance work for the Nederlandse Aardolie Maatschappij (NAM; the Dutch Petroleum Company).
aQuaintance emphasises that such a performance is only possible with good collaboration between all the parties, with a continuous focus on safety. Because Hertel, as an...
The branches of Hertel B.V. in Geleen, Drachten, Eindhoven, Amsterdam, Middelburg and Rotterdam have recently undergone complete recertification in the area of IRATA, ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001, SC-530 and VCA-P. Yet again, Hertel successfully received all certificates.
The recertifications are important for Hertel because they are necessary conditions for the ability to do business. In order to complete all the certifications, Hertel makes use of an integrated management system. With this security control...
Rope access was used by a team from Hertel UK to inspect the condition of the steelwork on a pipeline jetty used to take in sea water to cool the reactors at the Magnox Wylfa Site on Anglesey.
Hertel was tasked to record, document and photograph the thickness of the jetty’s steelwork and to assess and identify any damage which may have been caused by sea water.
Hertel provides a range of maintenance services at Wylfa including access, corrosion protection, insulation and asbestos management. It also carries out...
As a result of a short-term insulation project, DSM’s caprolactam plant in Geleen will soon be saving more than a hundred thousand euros annually by means of the ‘low hanging fruit’ principle. On the instructions of Mr Rob Geelen (Improve Manager CAP Europe), Mr Peter Stulen, manager of Plant Integrity Hertel, performed a TIPCHECK on several dozen measuring points. After a critical assessment of the financial implications, DSM came to the same conclusion. Martin Borsje (Competence Leader Energy, Materials & Waste...Read more
Hertel congratulates Frans Scheeren of OCI Nitrogen on his appointment as Plant manager of the Year 2014 by the Petrochem Platform.
OCI Nitrogen announces that Frans was chosen because because over the past ten years, he has delivered outstanding results in terms of efficiency, safety and health.
Frans Scheeren has a vast amount of experience in the chemicals industry. In the past ten years, he has worked as a plant manager for the ammonia plants of OCI Nitrogen.
About the award
The Plant Manager of...
In this edition of InRelation we will discuss what safety means to us and to various experts in practice. Peter Hecker, secretary of the Scaffolding Association, talks about the way the sector has raised the safety bar even higher, and Eugène Hillen, director of the Foundation Cooperation for Safety, discusses the latest developments regarding the VCA. Hugo Loudon, Hertel's Chief Operating Officer and person responsible for safety, enters into a debate with TNO's Professor Gerard Zwetsloot about the latest...Read more