SafetyOn/ RUK Guidance regarding site operations, construction and return to the office environment during COVID-19 (version 8; 21 August 2020)

This update highlights the reference of this guidance note in Scottish government guidance, amended wording on essential work and required personnel, reference to local lock downs and national quarantine rules as well as track and trace systems.

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Failed crane beam support bracket

29-04-2021

The crane beam support bracket for the crane beam had failed, causing the beam and hoist to fall to the nacelle floor.

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SafetyOn Human Factors ebook

20-04-2021

SafetyOn examine how human and organisational factors can impact on occupational and process safety performance in the onshore wind industry

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SafetyOn/ RUK COVID-19 Guidance- Version 13

20-04-2021

Version 13 includes addition of section on vaccination (chapter 5) and update of testing with inclusion of lateral flow testing (chapter 4)

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8mm Standard Zinc plated steel screwlink

20-04-2021

Safety Warning communication from Peguet

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SafetyOn Brochure

17-03-2021

SafetyOn is the health and safety organisation for the Onshore wind sector. Providing leadership in health and safety, we ensure transparency on the industry’s H&S performance, promote good practice and assist the industry in mitigating key emerging risks through co-operation

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SafetyOn/ RUK COVID-19 Guidance- Version 12

01-03-2021

Version 12 includes updated sections on training and competence in the O&M note (page 11) as well as in the Construction note (page 24) with revised information on temporary measures for GWO training and link to the HSE website.

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SafetyOn February 2020 Newsletter

17-02-2021

SafetyOn have issued its first newsletter updating the industry on what we are doing to promote and maintain the highest possible standards of health and safety in our sector.

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SafetyOn/ RUK COVID-19 Guidance- Version 11

25-01-2021

Version 11 includes a short but significant section on Shielding (Chapter 5 in the individual notes). To make navigation of the document easier, we included direct links to the individual notes on page 4.

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COVID 19 SafetyOn Letter to Members

08-01-2021

Following the recent announcements from UK and devolved Governments covering the VOC 202012/01 strain of COVID-19 and the increased restrictions across the UK, an extraordinary meeting of the COVID Guidance working group was held yesterday.

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Rodent damage - LV Cables

06-01-2021

Rodent damage occurred to the sheath of low voltage (LV) cables in the transformer section of a wind turbine packaged substation.

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SafetyOn/ RUK COVID-19 Guidance - Version 10

09-12-2020

SafetyOn/ Renewable UK COVID -19 Guidance (version 10; 09 December 2020)

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SafetyOn Stakeholder Forum 2020

26-11-2020

The agenda for the SafetyOn Annual Stakeholder forum is available

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COVID 19 – Windfarm Critical Workers Work Details Summary Sheet

09-11-2020

The following information provides relevant details for the travel of the Critical Worker.

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SafetyOn Research report: An investigation into the root causes of fires in MW scale wind turbines

19-10-2020
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SafetyOn Onshore Emergency Response

22-09-2020

SafetyOn has released its first good practice guideline.

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3M™ Protecta® Rebel Self-Retracting Lifelines

02-09-2020

3M™ Fall Protection has identified a potential manufacturing issue with a limited number of 3M™ Protecta® Rebel Self-Retracting Lifelines.

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SafetyOn response to HSE letter

04-08-2020

SafetyOn in its leadership role to ensure health and safety remains the onshore wind industry's top priority has responded to the letter from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE)

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UPDATE: KN95 Safety Alert

31-07-2020

Updated safety alert to clarify the use of masks designated as KN95

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HV Incident: Update

03-07-2020

Safety, Health and Environmental Alert: Update

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HV Flashover

30-06-2020

Maintenance on HV equipment on a windfarm

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Quality of KN95 face masks

11-06-2020

Quality of KN95 face masks

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Wildfires

07-05-2020

There has been a been a mainly prolonged dry spell across much of the UK&I. There have been reports of wildfire around the country. This bulletin acts as a reminder to the increased potential for wildfires.

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Alcohol-based hand sanitiser

05-05-2020

Alcohol-based hand sanitiser warning

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SafetyOn Safe by design workshop report

01-05-2020

Working under suspended loads-major component exchange

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Winter Conditions

06-02-2020

This bulletin is issued to compliment the HSQE Bulletin 10/19 Winter Driving and focuses on winter conditions at the workplace.

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Corona Virus Outbreak

05-02-2020

Corona Virus outbreak in China. Stop germs spreading, wash your hands!

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Winter Driving

01-12-2019

Increased risk of RTCs and general winter conditions on construction and asset sites during winter months

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Transport of WTG Components

27-08-2019

Transport of heavy- and oversized Wind Turbine components

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RSTI Information Letter

16-11-2018

Potential service life impact on RSTI-68 and RSTI-69