Safety measures in wind turbine transport and handling

Wind turbine blades are colossal structures, often spanning lengths of 100 meters or more, and weighing several tons.

Transporting these massive components requires specialized equipment, including specially designed trucks and trailers. The size and weight of these blades amplify the risks involved, making safety measures indispensable. Any mishandling during transportation can result in accidents, injuries, or damage to the blades.

The personnel involved in transporting and installing wind turbine blades face unique challenges. From the initial loading onto trucks to the final installation at the wind farm, workers are exposed to potential hazards such as heavy machinery, height-related risks, and the intricate task of securing and aligning the blades.

Prioritizing safety through rigorous training, adherence to protocols, and the use of proper safety equipment is paramount to preventing accidents and ensuring the well-being of the workforce.

Accidents during the transportation or installation of wind turbine blades can have significant financial implications. The costs associated with damaged blades, equipment repairs, and potential project delays can be substantial.

Safety measures, including comprehensive risk assessments, adherence to safety guidelines, and continuous training, can mitigate these risks and contribute to the overall economic viability of wind energy projects.

Modular and protective solutions

At Dansk Gummi Industri we can help you with the development of rubber or polyurethane based equipment for protection of wind turbine blades, towers and nacelles.


Tip Protector for protection of blade tip during transport and storage.

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BRC-PRO™ - stable and safe solution for handling of wind turbine blades


Complete blade resting cradle solution for internal transport and storage of wind turbine blades.

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