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.
SafetyOn Post-incident decommissioning of onshore wind turbines
SafetyOn are pleased to announce the publication of its newest good practice guideline, Post-incident decommissioning of onshore wind turbines
SafetyOn/ RUK Guidance regarding Procedures and Protocols for COVID-19
This note sets out the key considerations that should be considered by duty holders when reviewing the specific guidance provided by relevant Governments and Regulators.
SafetyOn incident data report summary
Check out the SafetyOn 2020 incident data report summary. The report highlights the key points from SafetyOn incident data.
WTSR 4th Edition
Release of WTSR and Support Procedures - 4th Edition
SafetyOn/ RUK COVID-19 Guidance- Version 14
Version 14 takes into account recent reviews of relevant Government and regulator guidance.
Safety Alert - Mandatory use of rotor lock...
Mandatory use of rotor lock on the main shaft prior to accessing the nacelle cellar (yaw area) on K08 Gamma and Delta 3000
Avanti Traction hoist
Avanti Traction hoist – M500 (500 and 508) Series SAFETY ALERT
Failed crane beam support bracket
The crane beam support bracket for the crane beam had failed, causing the beam and hoist to fall to the nacelle floor.
8mm Standard Zinc plated steel screwlink
Safety Warning communication from Peguet
SafetyOn/ RUK COVID-19 Guidance- Version 13
Version 13 includes addition of section on vaccination (chapter 5) and update of testing with inclusion of lateral flow testing (chapter 4)
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
SafetyOn/ RUK COVID-19 Guidance- Version 12
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.
SafetyOn February 2020 Newsletter
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.
COVID 19 SafetyOn Letter to Members
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.
SafetyOn/ RUK COVID-19 Guidance- Version 11
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.
Rodent damage - LV Cables
Rodent damage occurred to the sheath of low voltage (LV) cables in the transformer section of a wind turbine packaged substation.
SafetyOn Stakeholder Forum 2020
The agenda for the SafetyOn Annual Stakeholder forum is available
COVID 19 – Windfarm Critical Workers Work Details Summary Sheet
The following information provides relevant details for the travel of the Critical Worker.
3M™ Protecta® Rebel Self-Retracting Lifelines
3M™ Fall Protection has identified a potential manufacturing issue with a limited number of 3M™ Protecta® Rebel Self-Retracting Lifelines.
SafetyOn/ RUK COVID-19 Guidance - Version 10
SafetyOn/ Renewable UK COVID -19 Guidance (version 10; 09 December 2020)
SafetyOn response to HSE letter
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)
UPDATE: KN95 Safety Alert
Updated safety alert to clarify the use of masks designated as KN95
HV Incident: Update
Safety, Health and Environmental Alert: Update
Maintenance on HV equipment on a windfarm
Quality of KN95 face masks
Quality of KN95 face masks
Alcohol-based hand sanitiser
Alcohol-based hand sanitiser warning
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.
This bulletin is issued to compliment the HSQE Bulletin 10/19 Winter Driving and focuses on winter conditions at the workplace.
Corona Virus Outbreak
Corona Virus outbreak in China. Stop germs spreading, wash your hands!
Increased risk of RTCs and general winter conditions on construction and asset sites during winter months
RSTI Information Letter
Potential service life impact on RSTI-68 and RSTI-69
Transport of WTG Components
Transport of heavy- and oversized Wind Turbine components