Thursday 16 June 2022, 12.00 to 16.00
Vikki Black, QHSE Advisor, UK West QHSE Operations EPC & Operations, Ørsted, Barrow-in-Furness and
Mark Higgins, UK West QHSE Operations Manager, UK West QHSE Operations EPC & Operations
This visit included presentations and practical demonstrations on:
- Safety management in high-risk industries.
- Working at height in a hostile environment – including equipment and procedures to help prevent workers dropping objects while working at height.
- Safe lifting procedures and manual handling in exposed and unstable environments.
- Site tour, and practical exercises for members to experience balancing loads for crane lifts.
Delegates balancing loads ready for a crane lift
Photographer: Geoff Price
There were also opportunities to network with other attendees and the speakers over lunch.
A summary of the meeting can be found here: 16 June 2022 VHK Works visit to Orsted onshore facility for Walney offshore wind farm
Ørsted’s pamphlet about Barrow wind farm: August 2020 Orsteds Barrow offshore wind farm leaflet
Ørsted’s pamphlet about the Walney wind farm: August 2020 Orsteds Walney offshore wind farm leaflet