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Health and Safety Services for the Wind Energy Sector

ENERCON wanted to ensure the well-being and safety of its employees - L0 in its production facilities in Germany. They required a partner who is experienced in occupational health and safety services . That is why they turned to TÜV Rheinland.

Basic Facts
Timeframe:1996 - ongoing
Project Location: Germany
Main services:• Assessment of occupational health risks
• Educating and counseling the workforce
• Standardized workplace-related analyses
• Occupational health management
• Operational integration management
• Health days, health check examinations, workplace technical training
• Demographic consultancy health reports
Involved regulations/standards:• Occupational safety law
• Occupational protection law
• Provision for medical precaution

Initial situation and requirements

ENERCON has been setting new standards in technological design for more than 25 years. With more than 18,000 wind turbines installed in over 30 countries, the company is also recognized internationally as one of the leading manufacturers of wind turbines - L0 and their components. ENERCON sought the help of an experienced partner to ensure the health and safety of its employees; to preserve the well-being and productive capability of the workforce, minimize occupational health risks and prevent downtime due to illness.

About TÜV Rheinland

Founded 140 years ago, TÜV Rheinland is a global leader in independent inspection services, ensuring quality and safety for people, the environment, and technology in nearly all aspects of life.

We inspect technical equipment, products and services, oversee projects and help to shape processes for companies around the world. Since 2006 we have been a member of the United Nations Global Compact to promote sustainability and combat corruption.

With our occupational health and safety services, you can ensure the well-being of your workforce, so that they work productively with boosted employee commitment, reducing costly periods of downtime and ensuring that equipment is used safely and reliably.

We offer you a variety of services , including occupational health and safety in accordance with legal regulations, operational safety management, risk assessments, analysis of psychological stress and conflict management.

Solutions, results

Thanks to TÜV Rheinland’s expertise in occupational health and safety - L0 services, we were ENERCON’s provider of choice.

We supplied ENERCON with assessments on occupational health risks, recommendations of preventative measures, and the education and counseling of the workforce. In addition, we conducted special preventative medical examinations for the early detection of work-related health problems and occupational diseases.

Occupational health management and operational integration management were implemented to preserve the health and the performance capacity of the workforce and to increase their commitment, motivation and creativity.

Read more about our Solutions to Wind Farm Certification - L0

Did you know?

The first ENERCON wind turbine E-15/16 (55kW) was developed in 1984.

Benefits for the client

TÜV Rheinland helped ENERCON to:

• Prevent downtimes caused by illnesses.

• Reduce absence periods an lower risks of accidents.

• Optimize the staffing levels.

• Improve working conditions an the working atmosphere.

• Fulfill their legal obligations.