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  • 3 November 2015
    Training & Education

    RenewableUK is launching a new accord today which allows its member companies to demonstrate their commitment to supporting the highest health and safety standards in wind, wave and tidal energy. Signing up to the accord means that companies are committing themselves publicly to supporting a common set of shared values and principles in health and […]

  • 13 March 2014

    EWEA has produced an industry-leading health and safety video, which was premièred at the EWEA Annual Event in Barcelona. “This video is intended to complement national health and safety guidelines and act as an induction for wind energy workers,” said Angeliki Koulouri, environment and planning analyst at EWEA. “We hope it will be used alongside […]

  • 1 February 2011

    Wind Energy Update’s offshore wind health and safety conference has been put together for HSE individuals to come together at an executive… (lowcarboneconomy) [mappress] Source: lowcarboneconomy, February 01, 2011

  • 20 May 2013

    Seajacks has been awarded BS OHSAS 18001 Certification, a world wide recognised Health and Safety Standard. Safety has always been at the forefront of Seajacks operations and while we always felt we were operating to the high standards demanded by 18001, this has now been confirmed by an independent assessment organisation. OHSAS 18001 is an […]

  • 23 October 2012
    Training & Education

    In just under two months’ time over 100 health and safety managers from the offshore wind industry will be meeting in Copenhagen, Denmark, to discuss safety culture, access options and training. Wind Energy Update (WEU) host their annual Offshore Wind Health and Safety Summit this December at Copenhagen’s Marriot Hotel (December 5-6, 2012). The leading […]

  • 1 May 2015

    CWind has once again won the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) Occupational Health and Safety Gold Award. The Gold award in the annual scheme recognises the company’s approach and commitment to occupational health and safety, achieving high levels of compliance and ensuring above average safety performance. It not only looks at accident records, […]

  • 9 February 2012

    Companies from the offshore wind sector should adopt health and safety solutions in order to save their costs and time, reports Safety Sign Supplies. Judith Hackitt, Chair of the Health and Safety Executive, who spoke at the Renewable UK Health and Safety conference, stated that safety is more payable than taking potential risks. The Eighth […]

  • 9 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Training & Education

    Rix Sea Shuttle’s exemplary health and safety record has been recognised with a top accolade. The Hull business reported an incident-free 2013, netting it a Safety Performance Award from Humberside Occupational Health and Safety Group (HOHSG) for its record. HOHSG is part of national body the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (ROSPA) and […]

  • 16 May 2013

    CWind Ltd, of Colchester, has won a Gold Award for its occupational safety and health commitment in an awards scheme run by the safety charity, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA). The Gold award in the RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Awards 2013 was presented to CWind’s SHEQ Manager, Gary Holland, at […]

  • 28 May 2014
    R&D, Technology

    Two of Sonardyne International Ltd. subsidiary companies, Sonardyne Brasil Ltda and Sonardyne Asia Pte Ltd, have been awarded OHSAS 18001 Safety Management System Standard accreditation following audits of their sites in Rio das Ostras and Singapore. These are the first in the Sonardyne group of companies to formally demonstrate their commitment to health and safety in […]

  • 30 March 2012

    Inwind has signed up to meet Renewable UK’s Offshore Wind and Marine Energy Health and Safety Accord. Inwind supports every effort to improve the working conditions and safety levels in the offshore wind industry. The Renewable UK initiative is welcomed as a public statement of intent in adressing the existing challenges in risk and competence […]

  • 15 February 2012

    Nine of the world’s largest renewable energy developers have come together to form a new group, that places health and safety at the forefront of all offshore wind activity and developments – G9 Offshore Wind Health and Safety Association Limited. The new forum, to be known as G9, will aim to create and deliver world […]

  • 4 September 2012

    RenewableUK and The Crown Estate announce that the submission period for the 2013 Renewable Energy Health & Safety Award is now open. The award aims to promote the development, implementation and sharing of best practice in health and safety across the sector. Organisations of any size are eligible for entry, with judges taking account of […]

  • 16 August 2012

    The info pack, including news and podcasts, is made in conjunction with the Offshore Wind Health and Safety Summit 2012. The summit, focusing on safety culture and access, will hear from Dong, RWE Innogy, Gamesa, Siemens to name a few, addressing your biggest issues in the offshore wind health and safety industry. The offshore wind […]

  • 17 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Hughes Sub Surface Engineering Ltd (HSSE) is among the winners in the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) Occupational Health and Safety Awards 2015. The golden award in the prestigious annual scheme run by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) will be presented during a ceremony at the Hilton Birmingham […]

  • 25 May 2012
    Business & Finance, Training & Education

    Costain has signed up to a health and safety accord designed to set standards for the offshore wind and marine energy sector. The agreement was signed for Costain by Chief Executive, Andrew Wyllie, and on behalf of Gravitas Offshore, the consortium comprising Costain, Hochtief and Arup, by Managing Director, Environment, Alan Kay. Alan is a […]

  • 27 October 2011

    The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) has become the first organisation to sign up to a new health and safety accord for the wave and tidal energy sectors, demonstrating its commitment to the safe operation of the renewable energy industry. Founded by RenewableUK, the Offshore Wind and Marine Energy Health and Safety Accord is a […]

  • 26 March 2013
    Training & Education

    Effective Offshore Ltd is an Irish offshore health and safety training provider which specialises in training and preparing people for employment in the Offshore Oil and Gas and Renewables sectors. The following is a video of Marine Safety Training, which is the ideal Course for those looking to work in the Offshore Renewable Energy sector, […]

  • 9 July 2014
    Training & Education

    CWind Ltd is once again among the winners at the RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Awards 2014.   The Gold award in the prestigious annual scheme run by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) was presented during a ceremony at the ExCeL London, on June 17, 2014. Through the scheme, which is open to businesses […]

  • 22 July 2014
    Training & Education

    Rix Sea Shuttle reported an incident-free 2013, netting it a Safety Performance Award from Humberside Occupational Health and Safety Group (HOHSG) for its record. HOHSG is part of national body the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (ROSPA) and provides health and safety training and assessment in the Humber region. The organisation carried out […]

  • 2 June 2011

      Leading turbine manufacturers GE and Siemens have come out in full support of a family approach to offshore health and safety today in London. With an estimated 40GW of offshore wind set to be installed by the end of the decade in Europe alone, the potential for employ Wind Energy Update’s research director, Carlos […]

  • 19 August 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Vessels

    A report resulting from the G9 Offshore Wind Health and Safety Association (G9)’s first Safe by Design workshop is now available. The report explores a number of key topics associated with the transfer of personnel from a Crew Transfer Vessel to a transition piece via the traditional push on method (including design of the transfer […]

  • 9 August 2016

    Following a recent opening of its US office and multiple tender wins within the wind industry, GEV Group, which comprises four subdivisions (GEV Wind Power, GEV Offshore, Oxifree UK and Subsea Masters), has launched a bespoke 1st4Safety initiative. Since the company’s inception in 2008, GEV Group has accumulated over 650,000 working hours without a lost working time incident […]

  • 26 February 2014
    Operations & Maintenance, Training & Education

    The management of occupational health and safety of employees and environmental protection will be the focus of the seminar called “Overall Safety at Work for Offshore Wind Energy”, which will be held on March 19-20, 2014 in Essen. Occupational health and safety laws, regulations and obligations and environmental protection in the field of offshore wind […]

  • 12 June 2013
    Training & Education

    GE, with the collaboration of Bureau Veritas, has organized the first Wind Farm Health & Safety seminar in Paris, France on June 27th, 2013. The event will include the participation of other important institutional and wind industry players and will allow attendees to discuss important subjects related to the safety of wind farms, while exchanging […]

  • 17 July 2014

    The G9 Offshore Wind Health and Safety Association (G9), supported by the Energy Institute (EI), has published its first annual incident data report. This publication gives a comprehensive insight into the health and safety performance of the G9 members from 35 sites spread across the United Kingdom and Northern Europe. The offshore wind industry has […]