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AWEA Wind Project O&M and Safety Seminar 2015

February 2 - 3, 2015

Hotel Del Coronado, San Diego, California

The AWEA Wind Project O&M and Safety Seminar is where leading owners, operators, turbine manufacturers, material suppliers, wind technicians, managers, supervisors, engineers, and occupational environmental, health and safety professionals come together to share the best strategies to manage wind project assets, analyze the environmental, health, and safety challenges workers face, learn about the future of the U.S. O&M market, and network with top asset managers, OEMs, and vendors. Access the information presented during the 2015 event by downloading the speaker presentations. Available as individual sessions or in one full package.

Full Package [PDF]:

AWEA Wind Project O&M and Safety Seminar 2015

Tracks [PDF]

Operations & Maintenance Track
Safety Track

Individual Sessions [PDF]:

Welcome General Session

Balance of Plant for the Owner/Operator
Collecting and Analyzing Safety Data
Cost Effective Excellence is NOT Dropping Loads
Critical Financial Points in a Project Lifecycle
Design for Safety
Developing Competent Wind Techs
Drivetrain Improvements & Failure Prevention 
Electrical and SCADA Improvements
A Free Lunch? Lifecycle Considerations of Uprating your Turbines
Hazards in Construction
Maximizing Returns and Minimizing Risks for Operating Assets
Meeting Environmental Compliance in Operations
Operating Results and Future Expectations
Regulatory Future
Rotor Blade Condition & Performance Monitoring Trends
Safe Rope Access
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Program Chairs

Dalen CopelandDalen Copeland
Director, Business Development
EDF Renewable Services, Inc.

Rick KroonRick Kroon
Vice President, QSE NSCA
Vestas Wind Systems

Industry Tools

AWEA O&M Recommended Practices

O&M ThumbnailDeveloped by the AWEA Operation and Maintenance Working Group, these recommended practices are the creation of dozens of expert wind project operators, engineers, technicians and designers who have teamed up to provide state-of-the-art guidance on the operation and maintenance of modern wind turbines and projects. Learn more >

Introduction to Safety: Wind Energy Industry

Introduction to Safety: Wind Energy IndustryThis training program was developed by the American Wind Energy Association Environmental Safety and Health Committee to assist managers in the industry conduct the OSHA General Industry 10-Hour Outreach Training. Your trainees will come away with an understanding of OSHA regulation, wind site operation hazards and warning signs, risk mitigation, emergency response planning, how to reduce work place injuries, and much more. Learn more >