Wind Turbine Division Solutions

Service Lifts

Service Lifts

Until relatively recently, lifts have not been the default method of access used in the industry. However, the impact of recent Health & Safety legislation combined with developing industry expectations about how to best manage working at height have necessitated duty holders to consciously consider the practicalities of lift installation.

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Lifting Equipment

Lifting Equipment

Our expertise is backed up by Barton’s wider 30-year success story in the supply, design, manufacture, maintenance and inspection of lifting gear across all industries, ranging from aerospace, pharmaceutical, heavy manufacturing to oil and gas.

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Ladder

Ladders and Accessories

Barton technicians work with your specific tower configuration to establish a safe and cost efficient installation solution including the supply of new ladders and a review on installation procedures.

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PPE equipment

PPE Equipment

Our expertise is backed up by Barton’s wider almost 30-year success story in the supply, maintenance and inspection of PPE and rescue equipment for working at height and in confined environments across all industries, ranging from wind energy, construction, aerospace, pharmaceutical, heavy manufacturing to oil and gas.

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Fall Protection Systems

Fall Protection Systems

Whether on-shore or off-shore, Barton install, test, repair, inspect and service high performance, durable fall protection systems for use during construction, operations and maintenance right through to the decommissioning of wind turbines.

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Rescue & Climbing Solutions

Rescue & Climbing Solutions

At times, it might not be possible to install a lift in a wind turbine because of its design, its age or its small height. In this case, the solution is to install a climb assist device. It can be easily retrofitted to ladders in any type of wind turbines.

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Fire & Ancillary Equipment

Fire & Ancillary Equipment

Fires in wind turbines may have catastrophic consequences for the environment and the workers in the turbine; they may also lead to economic losses for wind farms developers and owners.

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Accumulators

Accumulators

All Barton’s technicians have been extensively trained to carry out the examination and testing of accumulators in accordance with the Pressure Systems Safety Regulations 2000, BS EN 1968 2002, the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 and Manufacturers Guidelines.

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Off-Shore Access Solutions

Off-Shore Access Solutions

Clients, such as Eon, Dong and Statoil, have entrusted Barton with the installation, modification, repair and maintenance of ManSafe® Sealed Self Retracting Lifeline systems at various off-shore wind farms (Barrow, Sherringham Shoal and Robin Rigg).

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Rope Access Solutions

Rope Access Solutions

When other access methods such as cradles, scaffolding and cherry pickers prove unsuitable, dangerous, and/or costly, our IRATA qualified technicians can gain access easily, safely and in a cost effective manner to inaccessible parts of a wind turbine.

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