G+ reports growth in drop incidents on offshore wind farms

By WPED Staff Dropsafe, a drop prevention solutions manufacturer, has called for a more systematic approach to tackling drops throughout the offshore wind supply chain. This follows the publication of 2019 data by the G+ Global Offshore Wind Safety Organisation showing an overall rise in reported drop incidents in the sector.
Dropsafe maintains that rather than focusing drops prevention exclusively on retroactive on-site mitigation strategies such as secondary securing, drop risks must be considered throughout the full lifecycle of a wind turbine fleet — from design and manufacture of equipment to installation, operations and maintenance and decommissioning.
The G+ 2019 incident data report, released in

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