AEE´s First Meeting on Risk Prevention in the Wind Power Sector

The I International Meeting on Risk Prevention in the Wind Energy Sector offers a perfect opportunity for SGS Wind Energy Competence Centre to present its wide portfolio of services for the wind power sector.

To be held from May 11-12, 2010 under the patronage of the Spanish Wind Energy Association (Asociación Empresarial Eólica – AEE), this event is the first international meeting in Spain focused on the wind energy sector with the collaboration of different companies.

The two-day event in Barcelona, Spain is an excellent occasion for the leading players in the wind power sector to exchange new information on issues relating to health and safety at work.

Among the topics to be discussed are the main challenges of risk prevention in the wind energy sector, prevention policies and safety measures, product safety, certification of wind turbines as well as inspection and investigation of accidents and action plans.

On May 12, Isaac Montero, Inspector for Regulatory Inspection from SGS Spain, will give an interesting speech on Safety Regulatory Controls with a focus on various services for Regulatory Inspection. The speech will be part of the session VII, titled “Inspection, Investigation of Accidents and Action Plans”, which is scheduled to take place at 11.45 am.

SGS Wind Energy Services, the preferred international partner for onshore and offshore wind farm projects, provides a fully comprehensive program of services for the Wind Energy Sector such as Wind Farm Project Certification, Wind Turbine Blade Testing, Coating Inspection and Failure Analysis, Design Verification, Industrial Rope Access, Non-Destructive Testing and Supply Chain Services, designed to meet the specific requirements of its clients.

The SGS Group is the global leader and innovator in inspection, verification, testing and certification services. Founded in 1878, with more than 59,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1,000 offices and laboratories around the world.