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  • 8 November 2012

    RenewableUK has announced that the IOSH President Subash Ludhra will be delivering a keynote address at Health & Safety 2013. Subash is a qualified occupational hygienist, now specialising in risk management and loss control. He has a wealth of experience gained from industry and commerce, both in the UK and overseas. IOSH are the biggest […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 February 2012

      The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health published recently a scientific study on health impacts of wind turbines. The study was undertaken by a panel of independent experts “to identify any documented or potential health impacts of risks that may be associated with exposure to wind turbines, and, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 January 2015
    Training & Education

    RWE Innogy has won this year’s Renewable Energy Health and Safety Award organised by RenewableUK and The Crown Estate. Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm Offshore Emergency Response Team was declared winner during the Health and Safety Conference, which takes place today in Birmingham. The Emergency Response Team (ERT) is responsible for the entire offshore site, an […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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

  • 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 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 February 2012

    RenewableUK and The Crown Estate announced the first ever winner of a new award in recognition of outstanding health and safety performance in the renewables sector. The winner of the RenewableUK and The Crown Estate Renewable Energy Health & Safety Award for 2012 is E.ON Climate and Renewables. The announcement was made on the eve […]