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GWO 5 Basic Safety Training Modules – Sea Survival

Offshore wind is becoming a bigger source of renewable energy – whether that’s in Scotland or the USA. As the industry expands at sea, there will be greater demand for offshore workers. Compared to onshore, offshore work requires an extra GWO Basic Safety Training module – the Sea Survival module. Global Wind Organisation Basic Safety[…]

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ScotWind – The Bright New Future of Energy in Scotland

ScotWind was an auction held by the Crown Estate Scotland (CES) to sell seabed plots for offshore wind development projects. The registration and bidding took place last year, and the option agreements were announced in January. It’s the largest sale of seabed areas made by the Scottish Government (who oversee CES and gained the profits[…]

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What You Should Know About the WINDA ID

WINDA ID

What You Should Know About the WINDA ID The WINDA ID is a personal identification number that you are assigned upon registering in WINDA. It combines letters and digits representing your initials and a six-digit code plus two letters representing your nationality’s country. For instance, John Smith from Great Britain’s WINDA ID is JS123456GB. Training[…]

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What Are the Main Sources of Renewable Energy Today

Main Sources of Renewable Energy

What Are the Main Sources of Renewable Energy Today Renewable energy is taking the spotlight as an alternative to fossil fuels because of its almost zero carbon emissions. Countries across the world are exploring and investing in renewable energy to help preserve our planet for the health and safety of future generations. The Financial Times[…]

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Addressing the Skills Shortage in the Wind Sector

Addressing the Skills Shortage in the Wind Sector

Addressing the Skills Shortage in the Wind Sector Renewable energy is the future! Through renewable energy sources such as offshore wind power, communities can significantly reduce their carbon emissions while showing a higher potential for power generation due to faster and more constant winds. The UK spearheaded the global development of offshore wind technology, with[…]

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Advantages of Manual Handling Training for Employees

Advantages of Manual Handling Training

Advantages of Manual Handling Training for Employees If your company operations rely on workers manually handling your equipment or products, you must include manual handling training in your onboarding process. This training will contribute to workplace safety and prevent accidents and mishaps when workers complete manual handling tasks. When it comes to promoting safety in[…]

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3 Forms of Fall Protection When Working in Wind Turbines

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Although it’s one of the newer industries in today’s global business and renewable energy landscape, the wind turbine industry has continually set itself apart as a challenging yet exciting and fulfilling sector to be a part of. Whether it’s working with complex machinery or coming to terms with the fact that the world’s hope for[…]

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Working Safely at Height – Our Guide for Wind Turbine Employees

In the wind turbine operating industry, one of the biggest challenges that workers have to face is the perilous nature of working at height. This is especially difficult in seasons that call for round-the-clock maintenance.  When it comes to understanding the main sayings of those working in the renewable energy and wind turbine industry, the[…]

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A Safety Guide to Preventing Falling Objects When Working at Heights

Working at Heights

Some industries, such as in wind turbines, construction, and aerospace, usually require their employees to work at heights. Operating at certain altitudes can be extremely dangerous, which is why companies in these industries have robust safety measures set in place. They implement fall protection measures to keep employees safe at all times. However, it’s inevitable[…]

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Here’s What You Need to Know Before Becoming a Wind Turbine Technician

What You Need to Know Before Becoming a Turbine Technician

As technology, multinational corporations, and the rest of humanity continue to move towards a future of sustainable and environmentally-friendly way of living and operating, one sector has been shown to grow faster every year: renewable energy. Thanks to proper education, key backing in some of the world’s capitals, and a conscious effort from innovators and companies around[…]