"Local impact, global leadership"


Ensuring safety in offshore installation and operations

Health & safety on land and at sea

When: Wednesday, 29 November 2017, 16:15 - 17:30
Where: G105

Session description

The offshore wind industry operates a zero-tolerance practice with respect to Health and Safety incidents. This session aims to discuss best practice in installation and operation of offshore wind farms from a Health & Safety perspective, through a combination of best practice case studies, effectiveness of available training programmes and assessment of the cost impact of H&S hazards.

Learning objectives

  1. Hear about the best practice from the safe deployment of some of the world's largest wind turbines
  2. Understand the actual value of digitalization towards an unrestricted collaboration between customer and contractors
  3. Learn from the insurer's perspective about the impact of H&S hazards to insurance premiums

Session chair

Athanasios Kolios
Reader in Risk Management and Reliability Engineering, Cranfield University


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Manager, HSE, Construction Projects, MHI Vestas Offshore Wind

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Kate Harvey
General Manager, G+ Global offshore wind health and safety organisation

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Jens Schulze-Wondrak
Head of QM & HSE Offshore Sales & Projects, Siemens Gamesa Offshore

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Arve Sandve
Vice President Renewables, Lloyd's Register

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