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CORONA VIRUS

COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2)

In the light of the current ongoing situation, we would like to ensure our colleagues, clients and partners that Orca Access Services are taking all necessary precautions and steps to secure the health & safety of our colleagues as well as service continuity, despite the potential effects of the corona virus outbreak.

Our business continuity plan has been developed using Safe working during COVID-19 pandemic - General guidelines for organizations, August 2020 Version 3 (BSI Flex 45005: 3.0 2020 08). Additional training has also taken place for all our team completing the following World Health Organisation (WHO) courses:

  • Emerging respiratory viruses, including COVID-19: methods for detection, prevention, response and control

  • ePROTECT Respiratory Infections (EN)

Orca Access Services are ready for all scenarios that might occur without any undesirable effects on the level of service provision or mutually established schedules.

Considering the safety measures implemented, we ensure that Orca Access Services continues all operations smoothly while our team remains available for your enquiries, questions or discussions as usual.

Stay safe!

 

SPECIALIST ACCESS SOLUTIONS

Provider of specialist access services & solutions to companies & projects both onshore and offshore.

Welcome to Orca Access Services. We are a provider of specialist access services and solutions to companies and projects both onshore and offshore. Our first priority is safety, but our second goal is to always achieve a high level of customer satisfaction with the services, products and personnel that we provide. This simple approach has effectively fuelled our growth since we began in 2012.

Our portfolio of services include, but are not limited to:

Asset Integrity, Inspection, Structural Maintenance, Construction, Training, Provision of Personnel & Equipment and Consultancy Services in any location, any environment, anywhere.

In order to provide a full range of techniques and methodologies we utilise either independently or enhanced multi-platform combinations of industrial rope access technicians, temporary suspended access platforms, MEWPs and/or Remotely Piloted Aerial Systems (RPAS).

We’re pleased you have decided to visit us - please browse our site to discover what we’re all about and find out more.

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OUR HISTORY

"Oak Trees from Acorns"

With 20 years industrial rope access experience in many locations around the world including the UK, Republic of Ireland, Spain, Netherlands, Norway, Romania, Trinidad & Tobago and Bahrain and 21 years of experience in the oil & gas industry whatever your access problem Orca Access Services can provide you with the best innovative solution.

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ONSHORE SERVICES

Meeting Your Needs, Exceeding Your Expectations

The roots of Orca Access Services began onshore and we continue to provide truly exceptional service to each of our customers in this area. Rather than just offer one access method we always provide a bespoke solution suitable for your problem. Our methodology prioritises Safety First and gives our clients a cost effective solution.

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CONSTRUCTION & MAINTENANCE

Industrial Painting
Building Integrity Inspection Surveys
Cladding (Installation & Replacement)
Building Repairs
Glazing
Cleaning
Netting (Debris & Mansafe)
Banner & Sign Installation
Bird Control Measures
Water Proofing

GEOTECHNICAL

Rock Fall Containment
Rock Face Stabilisation
Slope Stabilisation
De-Vegetation
Rock Bolting

OTHER WORK AT HEIGHT ACCESS SERVICES

Netting - 'Man Safe' and Debris
Fall Protection Solutions
Temporary Suspended Cradle Systems
MEWPs (Cherry Pickers, Scissor Lifts)
WAH & Confined Space Rescue Cover
Specialist Access Consultancy
WAH Training
WAH Tools & Equipment
Tree Surgery
Bird Proofing - Netting, spikes, wire

 

OFFSHORE SERVICES

Meeting Your Needs, Exceeding Your Expectations

Orca Access Services has earned its positive reputation by constantly striving to provide truly exceptional service to each of our customers. We understand that your needs can change last minute, and our flexibility means we’re ready to adapt our services quickly to ensure your success. The lists shown below are not exhaustive. Specialist services such as access consultancy and WAH/Confined Space Rescue cover can also be provided. Contact us today with your query or access problem and we'll offer you a solution.

"There are no access problems. For Orca Access Services there are only access solutions"

 
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INSPECTION

Non Destructive Testing:

     Ultrasonic (UT)

     Magnetic Particle (MPI/MPT)

     Eddy Current (ECI/ECT)

     Dye Penetrant (DPI/DPT)

Corrosion Under Insulation (CUI) Surveys

General & Close Visual (GVI/CVI)

Internal Pipe Inspection

API RP 4G Derrick Inspection

API RP 8B Critical Load Path Inspections

Loose Drilling Equipment & Handling Tools

Crane Inspections

Lifting Gear Surveys (LOLER)

Vibration Analysis

DROPS

Items falling from height in the oil & gas industry offshore are a constant hazard and present a threat to personnel and equipment alike. The marine environment is extremely harsh and it's corrosive effects are ever present. Prevention is far better than responding to inevitable and potentially deadly or disastrous dropped object incidents.

To develop or enhance your ongoing dropped object preventive policy we offer the following services:

Independent Dropped Object Surveys

PDO Mitigation (Removal/Securing)

Dropped Object Awareness Training

MAINTENANCE

Building on our strong onshore engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) heritage we have experience in the following areas:
Wind Wall strengthening
Dolly Track replacement
Compensator swap-out
Pipe Spool installation & replacement
Surface coatings repair & corrosion protection services
Lifeboat installation
Helideck perimeter netting replacement

OUR STRUCTURE

Despite the ongoing global pandemic Orca Access Services has looked closely at and developed our business model and adapted to the new challenges we all now face.

We are happy to be able to respond to enquiries and maintain existing business relationships.

Our selection of products & services are not only the highest quality, but we also pride ourselves on our flexibility to ensure you find exactly what you’re looking for. Orca Access Services has a team of experts ready to provide support and advice for any questions or special requests you may have. Contact us to discuss your requirements . Let us turn your access problem into an Orca Access Services solution.

ORCA ACCESS SERVICES MAIN OFFICE

Open from 8:30 to 17:30 weekdays our administration centre is at Dunston Innovation Centre in Chesterfield.
Our reception team are on hand to answers your calls, take messages and forward enquiries. Due to the ongoing pandemic use of onsite meeting rooms and the impressive conference room are heavily restricted, with in person meetings only possible in exceptional circumstances. Online video meetings are now the safest way to meet.
Onsite Risk Assessments are in place for any visitors here, and are available on demand, with details of the new safety measures and social distancing guidance.

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COVID-19: WORKING FROM HOME

In response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the countermeasures implemented our planning, support and admin work is now being done from home, with the only regular exception being mail collection. Meetings can no longer be held at Dunston Innovation Centre, except in exceptional circumstances, but instead we have moved to telephone & online video meetings until conditions improve.

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ONSITE TECHNICIANS

We have over 100 multi-disciplined technicians to select from including IRATA & SOFT rope access personnel, PCN certified NDT inspection technicians, OPITO riggers, Coded welders & CompEx electricians.

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BACKUP & SUPPORT

Unlike many companies Orca Access Services provides 24 hour, 7 days a week, all year round Backup & Support for it's onsite technicians. This is crucial to provide assistance whenever necessary to maintain productivity, continuity and efficiency.

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NEWS

 

NEW APPROACH TO LIFTING GEAR SURVEYS

With involvement supervising & undertaking many Lifting Gear Surveys, in accordance with LOLER, we have developed a new, innovative approach which takes into account the COVID-19 pandemic saving time and money. Contact us to see how we can ensure your lifting gear surveys are safer and more cost effective.

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IN EXTREME & CHALLENGING ENVIRONMENTS

Multi-Disciplined Technicians - The Height of Excellence

"There are no access problems. For Orca Access Services there are only access solutions"

 

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