Safety Guard

​Our Safety Guards are experienced all-rounders you can rely on. As Gas, Fire, or Entry Guards, they make sure that your specified procedures and regulations are observed, whilst always knowing what to do in emergencies.

Areas of responsibility

  • ​Checking site specific safety regulations
  • Assumption of fire watches and clearance measurements (depending on the area of activity and training level)
  • Inspection of relevant safety equipment according to the permit-to-work process
  • Identification of potential hazards
  • Triggering the alarm in case of danger according to the emergency response plan
  • Initiation of rescue measures
  • Provide First Aid*
  • Reports to the safety supervisor
  • Assistance with the documentation of implemented behaviour-based safety programs
*depending on requirements and training level

Personnel policies

In order to be able to guarantee the highest possible safety standard for people and companies, Dräger only appoints trained specialists. All our employees are able to demonstrate essential technical qualifications, physical suitability and most importantly: excellent social skills.​

Training concept

​Consistently high quality training standards apply to all of our Dräger staffing functions. Our training concept ensures that training content and the competency of our staff is maintained at a consistently high level and in accordance to SCC, OSHA or OPITO* (depending on indivdual and local needs).

* SCC Safety Certificate Contractors; OSHA Occupational Safety & Health Administration; OPITO Offshore Petroleum Industry Training Organization

Qualifications / Trainings / Requirements

  • Training as a Fire Guard / Safety Guard according to Dräger's training concept
  • Basic Emergency Response Training
  • Basic First Aid Training*
  • Occupational Health and Fitness Assessments*
*depending on individual requirements​

Instructed in / to

  • Basic Risk Assessment and Risk Control Training
  • Basic principles of customer and shutdown-specific occupational safety
  • Confined Space Entry Training
  • Permit-to-Work Training
  • Working safely at Heights Training
  • Safe Operation of Hot Work Equipment in Hazardous Environments
  • Undertake First Response to Fire Incidents
  • Operate respiratory protection equipment*
  • Operate portable gas detection technology
*depending on individual requirements​

Experience and overview

​Our own modular training concept ensures that our Safety Guards are extremely well prepared for their responsibilities. They are also an integral part of an experienced safety organisation, which has proved successful in numerous international projects in a wide range of different industries and company sizes.

Training in the use of

  • personal protection equipment
  • fire extinguishers
  • fall protection equipment
  • portable gas detection devices
  • respiratory protection equipment
  • radio devices
  • ventilation devices​

Basic principles

​When you engage personnel through our Staffing Service, you get both expertise and experience. Whether it involves elaborate measurement procedures or monitoring critical tasks including project management, we offer you individual experts or a complete, well-trained team for all your personal safety needs. We also provide flexible coverage for unexpected high peak demands.


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Get in touch with Dräger

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Draeger Safety UK Ltd.

Ullswater Close, Blyth Riverside Business Park
Blyth, Northumberland, NE24 4RG

+44 (0) 1670 352 891

Call us from Mon - Thurs 8:30am - 5pm
Fri 8:30am - 2pm

Draeger Marine and Offshore

Unit E1, ABZ Business Park, International View, 
Dyce, Aberdeen, AB21 0BJ

+44 (0) 1224 701 569