Laurencekirk company awarded for safety drive

A Laurencekirk oil and gas company were presented with a prestigious accolade in recognition of a safety innovation.

Blaze Manufacturing Solutions was given the Associate Members Award at the IADC North Sea Chapter Safety Awards dinner for its technical innovation efforts to reduce operational risk in the industry.

Blaze offers fire safety protection, detection loss and prevention solutions for harsh and challenging conditions such as offshore production plants.

The firm received its latest award in recognition of its Flameshield 300 system, which utilises DNV approved flexible pipework.

The unique product offers the delivery of a jet fire resistant, corrosion resilient fire protection system. It can be installed in a hazardous area without hot working.

Managing director of Blaze, Howard Johnson, said: “Safety is at the core of everything we do, and is considered during the research and development stages of all of our systems.

“It is an honour to be recognised as a leader in this field and it is with special thanks to our experienced engineering team who are committed to developing fire protection systems that continue to push the industry forward.”