AWEA Kicks Off Latest Wind Worker Safety Campaign


The American Wind Energy Association’s (AWEA) October 2018 safety campaign, Stop the Shock: Stay Current and Avoid the Current, kicks off this week.

The campaign will raise electrical safety awareness for wind energy workers and equip them with knowledge to work safely and efficiently.

AWEA will host a safety webinar on Wednesday, Oct. 3, from 2-3:00 p.m. EST. Speakers, including Oskar Villalobos from GE Onshore Wind, Robert Milligan from Pattern Energy and Kevin Alewine from Shermco, will discuss electrical hazards on project sites, personal protective equipment (PPE), differences between wind turbine models, electrical qualifications, and more.

AWEA has also released several resources to kick off the campaign:

Learn more about AWEA’s Stop the Shock campaign by visiting their blog. Previous AWEA safety campaigns have included soft tissue injury prevention, driving and vehicle safety, and the prevention of dropped objects.

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