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10 August 2018 Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

European Commission’s Directorate-General for Energy is seeking technical support to examine the potential for harmonisation and alignment of health and safety standards for onshore and offshore wind farms.

30 August 2016 Business & Finance, Training & Education

SeaRoc Group has won contracts for its Health and Safety services to provide advice and support to players involved in the offshore wind industry in Japan. The company will provide a full day training course to an expected 100 attendees consisting of developers, banks, insurance companies, EPCI contractors and members of industrial associations such as JWPA and […]

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 […]

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 […]

5 February 2015

Forewind has been awarded runner-up in the annual Renewable Energy Health and Safety Award for the third year in a row, for its case study on the use of remotely operated aerial vehicles to inspect meteorological masts on Dogger Bank offshore wind farm. The Renewable Energy Health and Safety Award was introduced three years ago […]

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 […]

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 […]

7 July 2014 Authorities, Ports & Logistics

Last week (Thursday 26th June), the Port of Milford Haven welcomed Mike Penning MP, the Minister of State responsible for the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), where he was given an update on new safety systems and current port projects. The visit began at Pembroke Port where the Minister had the opportunity to see first-hand […]

2 July 2014 Technology

Hire Torque (HTL) has recently unveiled the No-Flog, an innovative product that could improve health and safety standards across industries, including the power generation and subsea sectors. The No-Flog eliminates the need for flogging hammers and spanners, giving workers hands-free control to eradicate the risk of trapped fingers. This ground-breaking solution can be used to […]

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 […]

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 […]

11 April 2013

SgurrEnergy has developed new health and safety guidelines for the offshore wind and marine energy industry on behalf of RenewableUK. The offshore wind and marine energy sectors are growing rapidly in the UK and are increasing in scale and complexity, with larger developments, situated further from shore, in deeper waters. These changes bring many opportunities, […]

31 January 2013

RenewableUK, in partnership with The Crown Estate, has announced the winner of the Renewable Energy Health and Safety Award for 2013. Technip PIM was named as this year’s winner on the eve of RenewableUK’s annual Health and Safety conference in Sheffield, the UK’s premier health and safety event for the wind, wave and tidal energy […]

23 January 2013

Steel River Consultants (SRC) has taken exhibition space at the RenewableUK Health and Safety Conference 2013. This is the first time that SRC has exhibited at the conference and the team is looking forward to showcasing their HAZID/HAZOP software and fire risk assessment capabilities. Steel River offers a fresh approach to a wide range of […]

2 January 2013

Offshore wind energy is a young, rapidly growing industry in which hundreds of millions of pounds are being invested as the UK seeks to secure its source of renewable energy for future generations. As in all young industries, the challenges are immense, and many companies which have traditionally worked in marine engineering and technology are […]

3 December 2012

Steven Brooker, a member of the Health & Safety Lawyers’ Association from Bond Pearce law firm, will speak at this week’s Offshore Wind Health and Safety summit in Copenhagen, where he will touch upon the risks within the complex offshore wind supply chain arrangements and advise on lessons learned from oil and gas sector. Mr. […]

29 November 2012

Next week over 80 of the most senior health and safety executives will be meeting in the Copenhagen Marriott Hotel in Denmark’s capital for the Offshore Wind Health and Safety Summit. On the 5-6th December the who’s who of the offshore wind health and safety industry will be discussing the biggest challenges facing the industry […]

21 November 2012

It is now three weeks until the leading offshore wind health and safety industry event. The Offshore Wind Health and Safety Summit, taking place in Copenhagen on the 5-6th December, is selling out fast. Last week they saw a surge in bookings and numbers have now reached over 60! The top health and safety executives […]

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 […]

11 October 2012

In a report of the offshore wind health and safety industry, where over 100 experts were surveyed, only 45% of them said that health and safety is the top priority for the offshore wind industry. On offshore projects, safety culture is considered the most challenging aspect. It appears that no one knows the right method […]

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 […]

28 May 2012

P&O Maritime has become a signatory to the RenewableUK “Offshore Wind and Marine Energy Health and Safety Accord” which aligns with P&O Maritime’s commitment to ensuring that Health and Safety is at the forefront of its operations within the European Offshore Renewables Industry. As a signatory to this accord, P&O Maritime is demonstrating its public […]

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 […]

11 April 2012

TAG Energy Solutions is to have its approach to the prevention of accidents and ill health recognised at the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) Awards 2012. The Billingham-based company, which manufactures monopile foundations, substructures and jackets for the offshore renewables industry, will be presented with a Gold award at this RoSPA Occupational […]

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 […]