06 Nov 2018

Experts Offer Courses for Personnel Working in Hazardous Locations, Including Local Offshore Energy Employees

Lafayette, La. – Intertek, a Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide, announces the opening of its new licensed CompEx training center in Lafayette, Louisiana. The center, which relocated from the Company’s Houston facility, joins an existing training center in Lafayette that provides educational instruction and courses to the oil and gas industry. With the move, Intertek becomes the only licensed CompEx training center in Lafayette, serving the employees who live and work in the immediate Gulf Coast region.

Sunny Rai, Senior Vice President at Intertek, commented: “At Intertek, our focus has always been to provide leading Assurance, Testing, Inspection and Certification services that are focused on quality and safety. We are thrilled to bring our licensed CompEx training center to Lafayette to better service the offshore energy industry as they seek to train their personnel in best practices. Our combined efforts with our existing training center will truly offer the industry a well-rounded, complete experience that meets their training needs.”

CompEx training includes internationally recognized courses and qualifications providing competency-based assessment for personnel working in hazardous locations. As a licensed CompEx training center, Intertek offers courses in hazardous areas aptitude and the CompEx Scheme—including introductory courses and more intensive technical options—using expert, certified instructors with years of experience in both the classroom and the field. The Lafayette training center offers combined resources with other oil and gas experts to provide employees in the energy industry with leading technical training on a regular basis, including industry-accredited courses for well control, stuck pipe prevention and safety leadership.

Intertek provides global solutions to the hazardous locations industry with a proven track record of success supporting clients. From the widely recognized ETL mark and OSHA NRTL approval for North America, to ATEX notified body status for Europe and IECEx certification for global markets, Intertek’s team of engineers and technicians have the experience and know-how to help with the certification process and provide training and technical service solutions designed with the hazardous locations industry in mind. For more information, visit www.intertek.com/hazardous-locations.

For more information about Intertek’s CompEx training courses, visit: https://www.intertek.com/hazardous-locations/compex/events/.


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