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Quality, Health & Safety and Environmental

a. Quality:

Tritonia Scientific employs a Quality Management System (QMS) which will be submitted for ISO 9001:2015 accreditation in early 2020.  All our contracts and projects are managed in line with our standard operating procedures outlined in the QMS. Technical, contractual and logistical risks are managed throughout all projects and continually reviewed against the agreed budget, deliverables and timescales.  We work with our clients throughout the project lifecycle to deliver high-quality data and project management.

b. Health & Safety:

We comply with all relevant HSE legislation and guidance in all our operations.  There will be a project folder on site at the survey location.  The folder will contain a dive project plan that will summarise a safe system of working, copies of diver qualifications, a generic risk assessment for diving, specific risk assessments for each location and underwater task, insurance details and instructions on what actions to take in a diving or boat-related medical emergency.

Tritonia Scientific Ltd., is a registered HSE Diving Contractor.  All of our diving adheres to the 1997 Diving at Work Regulations and we conduct our diving in accordance with guidance provided in the Scientific and Archaeological, and the Inland/Inshore, Approved Codes of Practice.  All of our diving supervisors are appointed in writing by the Diving Contractor and are certified under the SDSC diving supervisor scheme.  All of our divers will have in-date HSE diving medicals and current First Aid at Work qualifications plus additional training to Intermediate Life Support level (including oxygen administration and AED application).  We carry at all times emergency oxygen supplies and a full first aid kit.

All our diving boats are MCA-coded and our coxswains all have commercially-endorsed powerboat qualifications.

Tritonia Scientific Ltd., carries the following types and levels of insurance that are pertinent to this quotation:

  • Public Liability (Lloyds/TUE., £10million)
  • Employers Liability (Lloyds/TUE., £10million)
  • Products Liability (Lloyds/TUE., £10million)
  • Pollution Liability (Lloyds/TUE., £10million)
  • Environmental Statutory Liability (Lloyds/TUE., £1million)
  • Professional Indemnity (Royal & Sun Alliance, £5million)
  • Ship Hull, Collision and Protection & Indemnity Liabilities (Beazley Solutions Ltd, £3million)

c. Environmental:

Tritonia Scientific endeavours to minimise the environmental impact of all its business operations. Our activities are conducted in ways that meet or exceed all applicable laws and regulations as well as company policies and client environmental requirements.