Take a deeper dive into safety and security best practice with our cutting edge whitepapers, reports and case studies.
Our eBooks and reports
Care for People Training Courses
You are just a step away from learning more about our full range of training courses developed and delivered by a team experienced in dealing with accidental deaths and major disasters.
Health & Safety Training Prospectus
We design and deliver leading Health and Safety Training programmes around the globe to ensure people have the skill sets required to operate successfully and safely. Our courses are accredited by associations such as: NEBOSH, HABC, LEEA, IQ, ILM, RoSPA, and OPITO.
Incident Management Workshop
Learn how to manage your response to an incident.
Read more about our offer on the Incident Management Workshop, which takes place at our facility in Waterloo Quay, Aberdeen.
Hostile Environment Awareness Training
Restrata’s programme of Hostile Environment Awareness Training is formulated specifically around the risks and the latest intelligence relating to the specific hostile region.
BSOC: Products and Services
The BSOC (Business Solutions Operations Centre) provides liaison for International Oil Companies and private business with the Basrah Operations Command (BaOC), the seat of Iraqi Security Forces (ISF) power within the province. The BSOC has a unique relationship being the only private company authorized by the Ministry of Defence to interact with the BaOC.
SecureLocate™ Protect is an app based solution allowing organisations to improve lone worker safety by protecting staff working remotely. The solution actively facilitates compliance with government health and safety legislation in many countries around the globe.
Global Command Centre
Activated by a call to the Control Room Operator, or an alert from hardware monitoring your people, vehicles and assets, our sophisticated and fully equipped Global Command Centre (GCC) includes a full range of response services to support your business when an emergency occurs.
Strategic Security Consulting
Get an Overview of our Strategic Consulting service and an understanding of how we support client leadership teams to shape their security strategies as a precurser to large-scale integration or transformation initiatives.
In the spotlight: Emergency Planning Principles
Ahead of the upcoming training course on Emergency Planning Principles, IChemE interviewed Craig Menzies, UK Manager at Restrata on why it is important for businesses to understand the key aspects of emergency planning and what are the core benefits of attending the course.
Business Continuity & Crisis Management
Unfortunately, even with great mitigation in place, incidents will happen, and these will have the potential to disrupt even the most prepared business. It is essential that organisations have a crisis management strategy in place to deal with incidents.
Security Risk Assessments
With the increasing risks of criminal, cyber and terror attacks, as well as crisis and emergency situations, as a business owner you have to ensure appropriate and effective application of security measures.
Crisis & Continuity Management Services
We conduct full Business Impact Assessments and establish fit for purpose Business Continuity Plans for all types and sizes of company. In addition we support organisations in developing and testing emergency response and crisis management plans.
Security Master Planning
Strategically aligned with your business/project objectives, a Security Master Plan provides the holistic approach to both the development and direction of security for your organisation.
In the Spotlight: Botan Osman Talks Tech
Ahead of the IBBC Spring Conference, Botan Osman, Managing Director at Restrata talked to IBBC and shared his thoughts on technology and digitisation in Iraq. Learn more about the technology infrastructure that is currently available and what more can be done to support it in the future.
Benefits of an Early Engagement of a Security Consultant
Based on our experience, there are several reasons to engage security consultants in the early stage of design to ensure a sound security strategy and avoid additional and unexpected costs.
Security Design Consulting
We work with developers and architects at the point of design conception to analyse risks and threats across multiple sectors and industries. In this brochure, you will learn how to identify threats and areas of weakness to mitigate the risks and ultimately secure your assets
Rail and Metro Projects – Security Considerations
Across the Middle East, major rail and metro infrastructure projects are currently in progress and many more are in the preliminary planning phase. Whilst new rail infrastructure will improve transportation, there is still a growing need to tackle the emerging security and safety threats of the 21st Century.
Temperature Monitoring Solutions
Restrata provides a temperature monitoring system to ensure the correct temperature is maintained within your cold chain fleet. The system works in conjunction withTeletrac Navman Fleet Tracking and Management Solutions.
Driver Training Prospectus
We are committed to providing first class training to our clients. You are just a step away from learning more about our full range of defensive driver training courses which are fully compliant with ISO and have international and worldwide accreditation.
Securing Infrastructure in 2030
Botan Osman, CEO at Restrata shares his thoughts on the topic of securing infrastructure in 2030: how infrastructure might look, the evolution of technology, and how people might be using it.
Top 10 Benefits of GPS Fleet Tracking
GPS fleet tracking technology and telematics is one of the most important investments you can make as a fleet operator to understand your business operations, keep in touch with drivers and satisfy your customers’ needs.
Safe City Management
A Safe City integrates reliable security solutions with the aim of preventing incidents occurring, and where they cannot be prevented, enhancing response. Download Safe Cities Capability Statement.
Restrata Focus: The Road Ahead
As a fleet owner, manager or driver you need the right tools and information at your disposal to make appropriate business decisions and keep your business running smoothly. Technology has a central role to play in safely navigating this complex regulatory environment and making sure that you are compliant.
Fire Safety Services
We provide fire safety risk assessments to ensure that all risks are identified, and then provide support to ensure that the correct systems are put in place, and suitable fire safety training delivered to build resilience in your building.
Port & Maritime Security Services
We support the increasingly critical and exposed maritime industry, providing a range of port security solutions, such as port security management in high risk environments to International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) accreditation management.
The Connected Fleet
The logistics sector has never been more competitive, driving prices down and hitting profit margins hard. At the same time, increased regulation has made duty of care responsibilities more challenging.
Airports & Aviation Services
We have extensive experience in the implementation of airport security solutions aimed at building resilience in international airports. Our aim is to provide solutions that are created to support and complement the business operation.
Tyre Pressure Monitoring Solutions
Improve Safety in Your Operation Today. Learn how our Tyre Pressure Monitoring System can support your company with compliance, while improving driver safety and efficiency.
SecureLocate™ Protect Corporate Travel
SecureLocate™ Protect. An app based solution which improves safety for staff travelling abroad, this tool actively facilitates compliance with Duty of Care legislation in many countries. Supports customers with a 24/7 Global Command Centre operated by trained HSSE experts in crisis and emergency management.
Facial Recognition for Stadium Report
This Restrata focus report was commissioned to examine Facial Recognition and its potential to be used for combatting crime at stadia around the world. The technology whilst still in its infancy is evolving at a rapid pace due to advancements in artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning algorithms, and improvements to cameras capturing images.
Protecting Crowded Space
Improving security and building resilience within crowded space starts with an acceptance that this is a shared challenge and therefore requires a collective response. Find out about the challenges in protecting a crowded space and approaches to mitigating risks and the importance of identifying the threat in the early phases of planning to tailor the best solution.
Case Study: The Active Shooter Scenario
One of the biggest headaches for the security sector is the issue of the Active Shooter. Hotels must be welcoming and friendly establishments as opposed to fortresses, and as such the industry is classified as a ‘soft target’ for this type of attack.
Event Summary: Hotel Security Briefing
On 13th March 2017, we hosted a Hotel Security Briefing at the Mövenpick Hotel JLT. The event served as a platform to discuss the current industry challenges around the globe, new technology and solutions, incident case studies and the sharing of best practice.
Hotel Security Assessments
With the increasing risks of criminal, cyber and terror attacks, as well as crisis and emergency situations, the hotel industry must ensure appropriate and effective application of hotel security measures that are balanced with a welcoming and accessible environment.
Hotels: Understanding the Risks
As a hotel owner, developer or operator, it is important to consider the safety and security of guests, staff and the property. The right technology, training and processes can help prevent an incident or limit the damage caused to your business if an incident does occur.
In the Spotlight: Lessons from Sousse
In this interview Claire McDonald, Restrata Senior Security Consultant explains what lessons can be learned following the attack and inquiry, and what can be done within the tourism and leisure industry in order to prevent such attacks in the future.
Our case studies
THREE60 Energy – Emergency Response Services
December 2020 – Present Restrata was appointed to provide Emergency Response services to THREE60 Energy in order to meet requirements prior to them becoming a Duty Holder Operator for the first time on the UKCS in 2021. THREE60 Energy offers complete asset lifecycle expertise within the offshore energy industry.
Serica Energy – Emergency Response Services and Training
Seric Energy tasked Restrata to create all Emergency Response and Crisis Management plans for new UKCS, run a provision of full Emergency Response Services including Crisis Management and media support from the Aberdeen Global Operations Command Centre, and design and deliver bespoke training for Emergency Response Duty Managers and Crisis Management Teams.
Borr Drilling – Emergency Response Services
Restrata was tasked to Complete the review and re-write of Emergency Response documentation for all regions (the UK, Middle East, Africa) – Level 2 (Country) and Level 3 (Corporate – Dubai). It also provided full Emergency Response Services including Crisis Management and media support from the Aberdeen Global Operations Command Centre covering Borr’s International fleet.
Repsol Sinopec – Emergency Response Services and Training
Restrata was appointed to complete the revision of Incident Management Plans (tactical) and Crisis Management Plans (strategic) for all 12 UK assets. Restrata also provided the review of all levels of Incident response (including the Government interface) for the Tier 1 Oil terminal in Flotta, Scotland.
BP Iraq – Access Control Systems
BP Iraq N.V. contracted Restrata to install electronic access control systems at their Rumaila Camp in Southern Iraq. Restrata was ideally positioned to react quickly and mobilize at short notice to fulfill this challenging task. Restrata continues to provide and manage integrated security solutions, IT Telecommunications and VSAT services for our clients in Iraq.
Qatar Petroleum – Ras Laffan Port Expansion
With the anticipated volumes of cargo set to increase dramatically, the new port development is the key to the delivery of these cargoes to various parts of the world. Restrata was contracted by QP to provide extensive integration security services for the expanded port.
Songa Offshore – Emergency Response Services
A Norwegian drilling contractor seeking to begin operations in UK Continental Shelf CUKCS) for the first-time needed advice on regulatory requirements, relevant training courses, and the provision of emergency response services, to lend crucial onshore support to their rigs when operating in the UKCS.
BG Group – Incident Management and Response Training
Restrata provided a 24 hour on-call Incident Management Centre (IMC) (Emergency Response Service Centre) for BG prior to their acquisition by Shell. This included the provision of a dedicated Incident Management Room, Media Response Room, Business Support Room and a room that is approved by BEIS as an OCU (Operations Control Unit).
Aggreko – SecureLocate™
Aggreko approached us with the requirement to install and support an IVMS solution for Iraq fleet of vehicle’s as well as generators themselves. The device chosen was the 828Hyrid IVMS that enabled tracking and the monitoring of vehicles in Iraq, in order to support HSE requirements.
Maersk Oil – Emergency Response Services
Restrata was tasked to develop and deliver a series of Emergency Response Exercises to test and support the Maersk Emergency Management Team at Maersk House in Aberdeen.
Borr Drilling – Incident Management Planning (now EnscoRowan)
Restrata provided revision of Incident Management Plans (tactical) and Crisis Management Plans (Strategic). It also designed and delivered bespoke training courses for client emergency managers, including strategic (Corporate) interfaces.
GE – Travel Management Operations
GE required a 24/7 centre that business travelers could call and seek advice from or alert GE MENA Head Office of a problem. The primary function of the facility was to track and provide travel advice to users and escalate issues to the security team with GE. Restrata designed, built and managed a multi-lingual team for GEs Operations Room & Travel Management Centre in Knowledge Village, Dubai.
Centre of Excellence UAE – Leadership Assessment
Working closely with the Centre of Excellence, we designed a bespoke assessment process that included personality profiling, abilities tests, business simulation assessment, competency interviews and reports. We then handed over all of the assessment centre materials to the CofE to be used for future assessments.
Canary Wharf Management – Security Consultancy
After carrying out a detailed risk and threat analysis of the site Restrata recommended that the client install a bespoke automatic detection system at the five vehicle entry points to the Canary Wharf Estate so that PAS 68 rated vehicle blockers would be automatically deployed if a hostile vehicle attempted to enter.
ECB – Contact Tracing and Zone Management
In July 2020, the England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) hired Restrata to help deliver the first bio secure Test Match series, between England and West Indies in Southampton.
IPL - Contact Tracing and Zone Management
Restrata were requested to provide the bio-security environment to 16 sites (12 hotels, 4 cricket stadiums) through the Restrata Platform for Indian Premier League. The project included social distance monitoring, zone capacity management, restricted zone monitoring, and contact tracing.
Nikken Sekkai – Security Consultancy
Restrata were appointed by Nikken Sekkei Japan as the lead security consultants for the Nou Camp Nou Project. The objective of the project is to implement a world class stadium Security program, which addresses, technology, procedures, processes and regulatory compliance within a risk based approach.
Met Police – Security Consultancy for 2021 Olympics
When the UK hosted the 2012 Olympic Games, Restrata was commissioned to provide professional and technical consultancy services to the Olympic Security Directorate (OSD), a division of the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS). Restrata was tasked with developing and implementing specialised security systems and services for the Olympic Park and other London Olympic Venues.