Birmingham Airport Ltd

Birmingham Airport - Baggage Upgrade

Providing health and safety management for Birmingham Airport Limited’s hold baggage screening equipment upgrade.

In May 2020, Hunter Safety Solutions were appointed as Principal Contractor to support delivery of Birmingham Airports hold baggage screening equipment project, ensuring compliance with EU regulation no. 1087/2011. This busy airport handled 13 million passengers in 2019 and safety and security is paramount.

The Hunter team provided important support to ensure the client discharged their duties under the CDM regulations 2015. To date over 34,000 hours have been logged on site without a reportable incident.

They also assisted the aviation operation throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, putting controls in place to ensure safe working for all contractors, and allowing daily airport operations to continue unhindered. All practices were delivered in line with UK Government and Civil Aviation Authority compliance requirements.

Martin Sutcliffe, TE18 Senior Development Manager, Birmingham Airport commented: “Working on airside projects at an airport is a challenge, however Hunter Safety Solutions handled all aspects of this development in a safe and professional manner. These time critical projects, during the time of a worldwide pandemic, were managed efficiently and reliably working closely with the Airport team.” 

The Hunter Safety team has also provided essential health and safety support on other large schemes on the site and is continuing to provide effective support to the Birmingham Airport Project Teams.