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Announcements

  • U.S. Department of Labor Issues Final Rule on Crane Operator Certification Requirements

    OSHA published a final rule that clarifies certification requirements for crane operators and maintains the employer’s duty to ensure that crane operators can safely operate the equipment. Under the final rule, employers are required to train operators as needed to perform assigned crane activities, ... More
  • 2019 Wind Power on Capitol Hill

    On March 5 & 6, 2019, AWEA will hold its annual Wind Power on Capitol Hill event, the biggest wind industry advocacy day event for AWEA members. During this two-day event you will: ·        Participate in an advocacy boot camp where you’ll learn from the pros the most effective techniques for conducting ... More
  • OSHA Announces National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls May 6-10, 2019

    Fatalities caused by falls from elevation continue to be a leading cause of death for construction employees, accounting for 370 of the 991 construction fatalities recorded in 2016 (BLS data). Those deaths were preventable. The National Safety Stand-Down raises fall hazard awareness across the country ... More

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Into the Wind: The AWEA Blog

Into the Wind is a journal of news, opinion, and entertainment about wind energy, which generates clean power from thin air and will one day be America’s leading source of electricity. We are the blog of the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA); the national trade association of America’s wind industry, with around 1,000 member companies, including global leaders in wind power development, and wind turbine manufacturing, operations and maintenance. AWEA is the voice of wind energy in the U.S., promoting renewable energy to power a cleaner, stronger America.