Hazardous Waste Drum Recovery
South Central, Louisiana
Responsible for the removal of approximately 150 barrels from a barge cleaning facility on the Mississippi River in South Central Louisiana. Utilized decompression diving methods for extended bottom periods. The barrels were recovered from depths to 75 feet in currents to 4.5 knots. Employees worked in Level A, Level B and Level C environments.
- Recovered and overpacked in water depths to 75 feet and 4.5 knot current
- Utilized decompression diving (recompression chamber on site)
- 0″-3″ visibility
- All diving utilized bottled air imported daily due to potential air quality porblems
- No accidents or injuries