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OFFSHORE WIND: EXPLORING THE HEALTH & SAFETY CHALLENGES POSED BY MULTI-CONTRACTOR PROJECTS

During the construction phase a high number of personnel, vessel movements and equipment with high risk activities are involved. On top of this, the multi-contractor model adds additional challenges relating to contractor interface and culture. Additionally, as wind turbines increase in size, numbers and offshore distance, these factors can result in dangerous incidents. Effective management of multi-contractor projects is therefore paramount.

In this expert report, SeaRoc Group proposes going back to the simple basic principles of health and safety risk management is the best approach to bullet-proof your project against risks.

The report will explore:

  • The challenges introduced by multiple contractor layers and the proposed solutions
  • Organising for construction Health and Safety
  • The solutions and steps to take for effective management of multi-contractor projects
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