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  • 2 November 2011
    Business & Finance

      National Wind Farm Training Centre, which provides training to the wind energy industry, has been awarded RenewablesUK’s renowned Training Standards and Accreditation for promoting and delivering best practice health and safety training and competence standards. The RenewableUK training standards are only intended to address the most significant health and safety training issues as they […]

  • 28 February 2014
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Tidal Transit, the company that transports technicians to and from the Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm (SSOWF), located between 17 and 23 miles off the coast of Norfolk in the North Sea, is playing an additional role in support of SSOWF’s health and safety initiatives. The company is now providing a medical first responder on […]

  • 12 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Marine engineering consultancy SeaRoc announces that it has achieved certification to OHSAS 18001: the internationally recognised standard for occupational health and safety management systems. The award reinforces SeaRoc’s already-strong commitment to improving health and safety performance and managing risks across its broad range of activities. SeaRoc operates an Integrated Management System for quality, health, safety […]

  • 4 March 2014
    Training & Education

    Complete Site Safety has moved to its new state of the art health and safety training facility, conveniently located in Liverpool City Centre. The new facility is equipped with a diverse range of environments, each designed to give experience of working in real-world situations. The extensive range of courses provided covers essential health and safety […]

  • 26 September 2012
    R&D, Training & Education

    How often and how a wind farm is accessed has a big impact on the safety of those working offshore. In a presentation from Julian Hubbard, the Group HSE manager for RES Offshore, on the offshore wind health and safety industry, he explains that through a lifecycle approach to access and the service of offshore […]

  • 15 May 2012
    Training & Education

    A2SEA has signed up to the Renewable UK’s Offshore Wind and Marine Energy Safety Accord. A2SEA has always supported and been a member of Renewable UK actively campaigning to establish safety standards in Offshore Wind by utilising voice at events and conferences, ensuring a safe working environment and participating in working groups with Renewable UK […]

  • 11 February 2013

    Forewind’s practice run-through approach to offshore surveys has been named as runner-up in the RenewableUK and The Crown Estate, Renewable Energy Health and Safety Award for 2013. Introduced during 2011 and rolled out in 2012, the approach involves full in-harbour enactments of each activity to be undertaken on vessels during surveys offshore. It was developed to improve […]

  • 31 July 2013

    FoundOcean has been awarded two significant accreditations from independent auditing body DNV.  Jim Bell, Managing Director for FoundOcean said, “The ISO 9001 certificate that we have held since 2006 demonstrates that our quality management system complies with industry best practices. The OHSAS 18001 certificate reassures clients that we have the appropriate occupational health and safety […]

  • 11 February 2013
    Training & Education

    Good health and safety performance is a high priority in the offshore renewables market and provides a competitive advantage for most Small and Medium Enterprises. However, the additional cost of certification or listing with verification services can be prohibitive and time consuming. Conversulting’s independent safety audit simplifies the requirements of OHSAS 18001 by differentiating between […]

  • 29 January 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Vessels

    Windcat Workboats has won the Renewable Energy Health & Safety Award 2016 with its WindGrip system. The award winner was announced on 27 January in Birmingham, on the eve of the 12th annual RenewableUK Health & Safety Conference. This award scheme, devised by RenewableUK and the Crown Estate, aims to promote the development, implementation and sharing of best practice in health and […]

  • 25 February 2013

    SGS Global Renewables QHSE Manager, Jim Green was a guest presenter at the January 2013 Renewable UK (RUK) Health and Safety Conference held in the English city of Sheffield. The presentation focused on quality, health, safety and environment (QHSE) in wave and tidal projects specifically regarding safety in the marine environment and highlighted the need […]

  • 8 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The consortium between Prysmian and Siemens, currently constructing the Western HVDC Link project, has received the “Sword of Honour” award from the British Safety Council (BSC). The 2015 Sword of Honour scheme was open to specific business units and sites that achieved a five star outcome – the highest score – in the Five Star […]

  • 26 February 2015

    K2 Management has won a contract to support Siemens at Butendiek, Westermeerwind and Amrumbank offshore wind farms. The contract covers environmental, health and safety services (EHS) at three offshore wind projects in the European North Sea. “We are pleased to support Siemens Wind Power with EHS supervision and advice ensuring best possible health and safety performance during construction […]

  • 22 July 2013

    BMT Reliability Consultants, an operating company of BMT Group Ltd, the leading international maritime design, engineering and risk management consultancy, has been awarded the universally recognised standards for occupational health and safety, BS OHSAS 18001 and environmental management, ISO14001. BMT Reliability Consultants implemented a fully integrated management system which allows the organisation to effectively identify, […]

  • 27 April 2015

    G9 has published new Health and Safety (HSE) statistics for offshore wind sector, which show there were a total of 959 reported incidents in 2014. The reported incidents for last year are categorised as follows: 44 Lost work days 14 Restricted work days 54 Medical treatment injuries 95 First aid incidents 655 Near hits 97 Hazards […]

  • 27 September 2010
    Business & Finance

    Two firms developing an offshore wind farm in the Moray Firth have been fined a total of £243, 750 for health and safety breaches during the… (newenergyfocus) [mappress] Source: newenergyfocus, September 27, 2010;

  • 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 […]

  • 30 November 2012

    The consulting cooperative has reaffirmed its presence in the UK offshore marine renewables industry by incorporating Conversulting Limited, dedicated to providing health and safety services to clients who recognize they are challenged by a lack of internal resources. Complimenting the traditional service range of corporate safety advice, management system support and internal auditing is the […]

  • 28 December 2015
    Authorities, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Rotterdam-based offshore asset manager Workships Contractors B.V. has received an OHSAS 18001 certificate from Lloyd’s Register following a successful audit of the company’s occupational health and safety management system.   Occupational health and safety is the key for an operational organisation such as Workships Contractors B.V. in what is sometimes a hostile environment such as the offshore oil […]

  • 26 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    A2SEA’s Zero Harm Safety Coach initiative has been nominated for the Renewable UK Health & Safety Award 2015. The award aims to promote the development, implementation and sharing of best practise in health and safety across the offshore renewables sector. An A2SEA Zero Harm Coach acts as a safety ambassador for our safety principles and values, […]

  • 25 January 2012

    BMT WBM, a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, the leading international maritime design, engineering and risk management consultancy has successfully secured both ISO 14001 Environmental Management and ISO 18001 Occupational Health and Safety certification as part of its drive to comply with the latest, international environmental and safety standards. As well as these accreditations BMT […]

  • 3 April 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    The European Commission has selected a consortium led by eclareon, The Renewables Consulting Group (RCG) and WindEurope to explore health, safety, and environment (HSE) best practice in the wind power sector. The “wind harmony” study will examine the alignment of HSE standards from construction, through operation and maintenance, to decommissioning, covering both onshore and offshore […]

  • 30 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Ulstein Idea Equipment Solutions (UIES) BV has received the ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 certifications for environmental, health and safety management systems. The certificates cover all areas of UIES’ business, from Conceptual development to Customer Service. The company’s operational and management processes have been reviewed and certified by DNV. Since last year, according to ISO9001:2008, this new […]

  • 25 April 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Training & Education

    The G9 Offshore Wind Health and Safety Association, in partnership with the Energy Institute, has translated its good practice guidelines for offshore wind safety in both Danish and German to assist in adoption at non-UK sites. The G9 good practice guidelines provide recommendations for working at height and the management of small service vessels. The […]

  • 20 January 2015

    Forewind’s initiative to use remotely operated aerial vehicles to carry out bolt and structural inspections on its two meteorological masts has been named as a finalist in this year’s Renewable Energy Health & Safety Award 2015, with voting now open to choose the winning entry. The Award aims to promote the development, implementation and sharing […]

  • 3 May 2012
    Wind Farm Update

    SRC (Steel River Consultants) has been appointed by E.ON to provide the Humber Gateway offshore wind farm with construction design and management (CDM), as well as health and safety support trough a three year contract, reported Bdaily.  “This latest contract win reflects SRC’s ability to deliver large scale, quality health and safety services to the […]