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  • 8 August 2013

    Offshore wind power is about as pure as energy generation gets. However, it is frustrating that statutory regulations in a key area, the deployment of novel vessels that service the industry, muddy these crystal waters. While a wind farm is rooted to the seabed, generating clean energy for decades to come, owners and operators may wish to transport their valuable project experience […]

  • 20 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Training & Education

    Safety Technology Ltd’s recently opened state-of-the-art training facility in the North East of England is now offering some of the world’s most advanced Wind Energy safety training programmes to the onshore and offshore sectors. Located on the south bank of the river Tyne, Safety Technology’s Centre of Excellence for Renewable Safety is partnered with South […]

  • 9 October 2012

    With offshore wind having become a busy and fast emerging business over the past few years, in which money seems to be present in abundance, the industry seems to be blind for lessons learned. Even to the point that fatal accidents have been accepted at a very early stage, in the development phase. Recent fatalities […]

  • 27 February 2014
    Training & Education

    Safety Technology Ltd. has announced the launch of its new safety Certificate in Offshore Wind Energy (Level 3) this week. This fully accredited Level 3 training programme is targeted at individuals looking to work in the thriving offshore wind energy sector. The new three week programme covers all of the major industry required safety training, […]

  • 27 August 2020
    Training & Education

    Ørsted has launched an immersive safety training program called Thrive in the Humber region, UK. Located at the MODAL Training Centre in Immingham, the purpose-built facility was created in partnership with training specialists Active Training Team (ATT). Ørsted will initially induct all personnel working on the new Hornsea Two offshore wind project starting from this […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Training & Education

    Safety Technology Ltd has announced this week a joint venture with German safety specialists, Offtec. Based in Enge-Sande, close to the Danish border in Germany, Offtec is home to a unique Wind Competence Centre for the onshore and offshore Wind Industry. From this location the two companies will soon be offering a wide range of […]

  • 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 January 2015
    Technology

    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 […]

  • 16 September 2014

    InterMoor UK Operations, part of Acteon’s foundations and moorings business, has completed seven years and more than 2,300 projects without a single lost-time incident (LTI). The safety record includes the companies comprising InterMoor UK Operations – InterMoor Ltd, InterMoor Marine Services Ltd and ChainCo – and operations at three bases, five storage yards and numerous […]

  • 26 February 2016

    Steel River Consultants (SRC) has been awarded a contract for the provision of safety management services to the Rampion offshore wind farm project. SRC, which already provided support to E.ON’s Humber Gateway project, will provide CDM advisors and safety managers during the construction of the wind farm. Managing director of Steel River Consultants, Graham Tyerman said: “We have developed a strong working relationship […]

  • 22 May 2014
    Training & Education

    Safety Technology Ltd has announced a joint venture with HCF CATCH (Centre for the Assessment of Technical Competence) this week. The RenewableUK and Global Wind Organisation (GWO) accredited training provider, Safety Technology, will be working closely with Grimsby based HCF CATCH, to offer industry required safety training to Wind Energy companies in the Humber region. […]

  • 4 March 2019
    Ports & Logistics

    Helicopter Terrain Awareness and Warning Systems (HTAWS) are set to be upgraded to give pilots between 6 and 30 seconds of additional warning of a potential collision with an obstacle, terrain or water, according to HeliOffshore. Plans to implement the upgrades have been formulated as a result of HeliOffshore’s collaborative efforts involving aircraft manufacturers, operators, and regulators, […]

  • 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

  • 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, […]

  • 30 May 2014
    Training & Education

    Work at height specialist heightec opened its latest Height Safety Centre in Leeds. This new facility has been purpose designed to meet increasing demand for specialist training in height safety rescue and across the East of England. The Leeds centre will focus on the delivery of training for the onshore and offshore renewable sector, offering […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted has given Seacat Services a Safety Champion award for safety standards set by its crews and operations personnel working at the 573MW Race Bank offshore wind farm located off the North Norfolk coast, UK.

  • 29 January 2014

    As offshore wind farm developments move further out to sea and demands on the vessels and crews that service them increase, a rising number of wind farm crew transfer vessel incidents has become a growing cause of concern. As a direct result, TÜV SÜD PMSS is calling for more stringent enforcement of UK Merchant Shipping […]

  • 22 March 2011

    Four gleaming refurbished lifeboats were hoisted back aboard the Noble Julie Robertson jack-up rig in Great Yarmouth’s outer harbour.   (tms-media) [mappress] Source: tms-media , March 22, 2011

  • 2 May 2016

    Keeping offshore wind workers safe is of paramount importance. What needs to be done to aim for the ‘holy grail’ of zero incidents? Are there lessons that can be learned from the offshore oil and gas industry? Is there guidance, and also safety procedures, already in existence that means there is no need to re-create […]

  • 31 March 2017
    R&D, Vessels

    The Danish Maritime Authority (DMA) has issued a report on safety analysis for high-speed offshore vessels carrying up to 60 persons, which can be used to harmonise safety on board offshore vessels carrying wind turbine technicians.

  • 16 December 2013
    Authorities

    Her Majesty’s Coastguard has released a Christmas carol video, with 12 top safety tips. Last year, Coastguards dealt with 430 search and rescue incidents over the Christmas and New Year period ( 21 December 2012 – 2 January 2013). Call outs ranged from dogs over cliffs, people stuck in mud, walkers cut off by the […]

  • 20 December 2019
    Technology, Training & Education

    MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has launched Safety’N’Mind digital training app developed to streamline safety refresher training courses for offshore wind turbine technicians. Basic Safety Training, as governed by the Global Wind Organisation (GWO), is required of all turbine technicians. And that training needs to be refreshed every other year, which traditionally takes three full days. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]