wind safety News

  • RMT Recognized for Safety Achievements

      MADISON, Wis., April 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- RMT, Inc. (RMT), a renewable energy engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor specializing in the design and construction of wind and solar energy generating facilities, is being recognized by ...


    By RMT, Inc.

  • Giving safety a lift

    Safety is rightly valued by companies as one of the highest priorities on site. There are many safety precautions that workers must follow in order to comply with regulations and ensure that they and their fellow workmates stay safe at all times. However, there are dangers in every aspect of pipeline construction that cannot be completely eliminated. Traditionally, pipes are loaded and unloaded ...


    By Schoenbeck GmbH & Co. KG

  • GL Garrad Hassan at EWEA offshore 2011: safety management in offshore wind farm projects

    A good Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) Management System is of vital importance in offshore wind farm projects. An effective HSE Management System needs a safety policy which governs the full lifecycle of the project and provides the basis for the prevention of accidents and environmental damages. In her presentation at EWEA Offshore 2011 in Amsterdam, Gundula Fischer, GL Garrad Hassan, ...


  • Workplace deaths up in one outlying state, OSHA launches new wind safety team, and lots more on EHS This Week

    On this week's edition of EHS This Week we've got the week's top stories in environment, health and safety news: Though U.S. workplace fatalities down, one state belies that trend. Find out which. OSHA is fired-up about safety in the wind energy industry. Learn what they've done. A new report builds the economic case for offshore wind power. Remember to write us ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Lightning Detection for Outdoor Safety

    Lightning detection is now available with the Pulsar 800 Weather Station.   “The added lightning detection feature helps customers who are concerned with public safety in their planning of a wide range of outdoor activities,” CWS President Nader Khoury explains. “This ranges from sporting events, to public concerts and outdoor military ...

  • Research and Markets: Wind Resource Assessment - A Practical Guide to Developing a Wind Project

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/zxwzp7/wind_resource_asse) has announced the addition of John Wiley and Sons Ltd's new book "Wind Resource Assessment. A Practical Guide to Developing a Wind Project" to their offering. This is a practical, authoritative guide to the ...


  • Satellite data improve aviation safety

    Thousands of planes are grounded across Europe due to the spread of volcanic ash following the recent eruption under Iceland's Eyjafjallajoekull glacier. Volcanic eruptions eject large amounts of ash and trace gases such as sulphur dioxide into the atmosphere, often reaching the altitudes of scheduled flights. When flying through a volcanic ash cloud, ash particles enter the jet engines which can ...


    By European Space Agency (ESA)

  • ISO standard on beach safety flags and water safety signs

    Summer time very often rhymes with time spent on the beach or in aquatic parks and playgrounds, but, whether it is the sea, the lake or the pool, the aquatic environment can be risky, particularly when climatic or water conditions are unfavourable. Water safety signs and flags can therefore be an invaluable aid in bringing people's attention to hazards and indicating where safety aids or ...

  • Intelex Soars into Safety at the NBAA Conference

    Our aviation experts, Adam and Katsu, took flight to Orlando this week to attend the National Business Aviation Association’s (NBAA) annual convention.   Each year 25,000 aviation professionals flock to this conference which is the world’s largest business aviation event.  Attendees can expect days packed with sessions and over 1,000 exhibitors who are all dedicated to ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • RMT Safely Constructs Seven Wind Projects in 2012

    RMT, Inc. (RMT), a renewable energy engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor, completed the design and construction of 555 megawatts of renewable energy in 2012. A subsidiary company of Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives, LLC (IEA), RMT specializes in wind and ...


    By RMT, Inc.

  • Wind Farm Environmental Assessment, Middle East

    WKC Group Continues to Support the Development of Renewable Energy Projects across the Middle East & Africa WKC Group has successfully completed detailed environmental assessments of two European Bank of Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) wind farm developments in Jordan. Both projects are located within the Western borders of Ma’an in ...


    By WKC Group

  • ASTM D5741 - 96(2011) standard practice for characterizing surface wind using a wind vane and rotating anemometer

    This practice will characterize the distribution of wind with a maximum of utility and a minimum of archive space. Applications of wind data to the fields of air quality, wind engineering, wind energy, agriculture, oceanography, forecasting, aviation, climatology, severe storms, turbulence and diffusion, military, and electrical utilities are satisfied with this practice. When this practice is ...


    By ASTM International

  • New Weather Alarm Improves Operational Safety

    Columbia Weather Systems is releasing a new alarm feature on the Weather Display. For all real and calculated parameters, users can select upper and lower limits which trigger audible and visual alarm. A visual green circle graphic turns red when alarm conditions are present. An audible beeping alarm sounds. The audible ...

  • Enviro-Log Urges Campers to Practice Fire Safety

    Enviro-Log®, Inc., an eco-friendly, consumer products and recycling company, offers some valuable campfire safety tips to reduce the risk of injury and environmental and property damage while camping. According to a report by the Outdoor Foundation™, camping was the third most popular outdoor activity among American adults (age 25+) in 2010 with approximately 25 million participants. As ...


  • Offering safety and health assistance to tornado damaged communities

    U.S. Department of Labor's Blog, (Work in Progress), features a post by Barry Salerno, assistant area director for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's Peoria office, providing information about the role of OSHA in disaster ...

  • HSE incident data for offshore wind sector now available

    The G9 Offshore Wind Health and Safety Association (G9), supported by the Energy Institute (EI), has published its first annual incident data report. This publication gives a comprehensive insight into the health and safety performance of the G9 members from 35 sites spread across the United Kingdom and Northern Europe. The offshore wind industry has seen impressive growth in recent years as ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • New weather station with built-in compass for auto-align wind measurements

    The all-new Magellan Weather Station™ from Columbia Weather Systems combines a rugged multi-parameter weather sensor with an internal compass for critical weather monitoring with automatic wind direction alignment. The Magellan sensor module integrates an internal fluxgate compass with a sonic anemometer for wind measurement and sensors for temperature, relative humidity, and barometric ...

  • UL to Acquire Wind Energy Measurement Leader DEWI GmbH

      NORTHBROOK, Ill. , April 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- UL, a world leader in advancing safety, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire DEWI GmbH, a world leader in wind energy measurement and testing services, from the German state of Lower Saxony.  Additionally, UL has agreed to acquire a 50.8 percent stake in DEWI GmbH, an accredited DAP (German accreditation) ...


    By UL LLC

  • Wind Damage, Moisture and Mold in Commercial & Residential Buildings throughout Puerto Rico

    Powerful winds from tropical storms, hurricanes and thunderstorms are a common occurrence in Puerto Rico.  High velocity winds from these storms result in millions of dollars of property damage each year across the islands. Wind damage can cause everything from cosmetic or structural damage to a property’s complete destruction.  Even seemingly minor wind damage can ...


    By Zimmetry Environmental

  • New ocean monitoring system provides safe and efficient information on water and wind

    Mariners can now get free real-time information on water and wind conditions for the Port of Gulfport, Miss., from a new NOAA ocean observing system at the port. The NOAA Physical Oceanographic Real-Time System (PORTS®) at Gulfport provides observations of currents, water and air temperature, barometric pressure, and wind speed, gusts and direction through an easy-to-use Web portal at ...

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