Renewable Energy Drives Need for Wind Turbine Industry Safety

September 4, 2019 - The Global Wind Organization has launched a North American committee to standardize wind safety featuring 11 executives from Vestas, GE Renewables, Acciona and other companies.

A consortium of wind power companies are collaborating to provide standard safety training and emergency management for industry organizations across the globe. Training standards are designed for the industry, by the industry. Modules include Basic Safety, Basic Technical, Advanced Rescue, Enhanced First Aid and Blade Repair, with new Rigger Signal Person training standard available Oct. 1, 2019.   

Records are verified online through the GWO WINDA database, allowing companies to check the certification status of their employees and potential recruits.

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