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COMMITTED

AT RENEW, WE ARE COMMITTED TO THE SAFETY OF OUR EMPLOYEES AND CUSTOMERS.  OUR PHILOSOPHY IS TO MAINTAIN A "SAFETY FIRST" CULTURE AND RECOGNIZE TEAM MEMBERS FOR SAFETY PERFORMANCE.

TRAINED

Internal

We perform all training internally.  Our Safety/Technical Training department has 50 years combined experience in the wind industry and is authorized to perform:

  • 10/30 Hour OSHA instruction

  • CPR/First Aid/AED, Rough Terrain Forklift instruction through the National Safety Council

  • Tower Rescue instruction through SKYLOTEC, GWO and Capital Safety

    • SKYLOTEC rescue equipment repair and inspection

  • Workplace safety through the SDSC and SD Department of Labor and Regulation

  • Signalperson and Rigging

  • Qualified Electrical Worker (QEW)

All new RENEW employees complete a 7-day training program upon joining the company and annually thereafter.

EXTERNAL

RENEW administers safety training for customers and contractors, whatever their needs may be!

CERTIFIED

RENEW technicians are certified in:

  • OSHA 10-Hour Construction Training

  • GWO Tower Rescue/Emergency Descent

  • Fall Protection/PPE

  • CPR/First Aid/AED

  • Accident Prevention, Reporting & Investigation

  • Confined Space

  • Qualified Signal Person and Qualified Rigger-Level 1

  • Advanced Rigging-Level 2

  • Lock Out & Tag Out

  • Arc Flash/High Voltage Training

  • Extreme Weather Conditions

  • Electrical Safety

  • NFPA 70E

  • General Forklift/Rough Terrain Forklift

  • Hazard Communication

  • Respiratory Protection

TRAINING LOCATIONS

  • Sioux Falls, South Dakota

  • Abilene, Texas

  • On-Site Safety and Refresher Training

INVOLVED

  • Several mock emergency drills are held each year with local responding units in various locations. This provides realistic training for emergency management personnel in these communities, increases operational effectiveness and ensures the best outcome in case of a true emergency.

  • RENEW is a proud member of AWEA, IWEA, SDWEA, NFPA, ISNetworld, Avetta, BROWSZ, Veriforce, ND ECCS and the SDSC.

PROUD

RENEW's Awards & Recognition for Safety Performance:

  • South Dakota Safety Council:

    • 2018 - Outstanding Award

    • 2017 - Outstanding Award

    • 2016 - Outstanding Award

    • 2015 - Meritorious Award

    • 2014 - Meritorious Award

  • Heartland Group:

    • 2015 - Vice President’s Award

    • 2014 - President's Award