Take Time to Take Care – Soft Tissue Injury Prevention

AWEA is pleased to announce our new October safety campaign “Take Time to Take Care” focusing on soft tissue injury prevention. Many activities can lead to soft-tissue damage of muscles, ligaments, and tendons. Utilize these tools to educate your team on the importance of stretching, body positioning, and fitness amid the rigors of climbing and maintaining wind turbines.


Injury Prevention Programming: Offense or Defense… Choose Wisely 
October 3, 2 PM - 3 PM Eastern

Speaker: David F. Nota, P.T., CEAS, CEFE, AOEAS, Chief Executive Officer, Body Mechanix, Inc. 

Moderator: Al Zeitz, Manager of Renewable Energy Services, Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative

View the recording here.

The Industrial Athlete - Impact of Ergonomics and Fitness for Duty in the Wind Energy Industry 
October 17, 2 PM - 3 PM Eastern

Speaker: Rashon Myles, Vestas - American Wind Technology, Inc. 

Moderator: Oskar Villalobos, North American EHS Services Leader, GE Onshore Wind – Renewables

View the recording here.

Training Module

Stretching training module that provides details on the importance of stretching and body positioning. Click here to download.

Poster (print ready PDF file)

Stretching Poster

Take Time to Take Care stretching poster

For a hard copy of the poster, please email safety@awea.org.

A special thank you to the members of the AWEA Safety Campaign Working Group for designing and contributing to this campaign.