How do I log in? You can log in using your AWEA member login. This is the same login information you use to access AWEA’s other resources (e.g. AWEA.org for Annual Market Report, AWEA Webinars or AWEA Market Database Pro). Your username will be your work email address. If you do not have your password, you can reset your password, or contact membership at 202-383-2500 (Dial Option 1) or via email at membership@awea.org. A membership specialist will be able to assist

How do I change the year? You can select the year for the data you are about to enter. Use the drop down “Select Year” from the right column on your screen to select the appropriate year.

Do I enter data for my international sites? Yes, but you don’t have to. Enter international data only if it conforms to U.S. regulations. Just make sure to check the box under each category if you enter international data.

How do I enter data if my company is in more than one category? Example – My company manufactures and provides service. Select all the categories that apply to your company. Enter data in sections that are applicable to the categories of work your company performs.

Can I check more than one company type? Yes

How do I change data after I submit it? If you need to make a change to the data after you submit it, email safety@awea.org so that we unlock your submission for you to edit it.

Do I include subcontractors in my data? We recommend only providing subcontractor data if you think that your subcontractor does not submit data and only if your subcontractors are directly supervised by the reporting company. For example, Owner/Operations should not enter OEM data, because OEMs participate in the survey and enter their own data. However many of the subcontractors that OEMs use do not participate. Be sure to check the appropriate box if you do so.

How are injuries defined? Injuries are defined by OSHA, specifically regarding the OSHA 300 Log. You can find specifics here.

What do I do if my company is in other industries other than wind? Only report data for your wind industry related activities.

What is the difference between operations and maintenance and wind project owner? Operations and maintenance companies are companies that focus on the operations and maintenance of assets not owned by that company. A Wind Project Owner is company that owns the assets and sells the power.

What kind of information do I enter? OSHA 300 Log

Does my data remain anonymous? Will my company be identified in the report? Your company’s identity remains anonymous. We assign a code to each company and that is how your company will be identified to others. We do compile a list of companies who participate in the report to recognize them, however your company name will not be linked to your data.

Do I have to be a member of AWEA to submit my company’s data? No.

What do you do with my data after it’s submitted? AWEA compiles all the data submitted into its Annual Safety Data Collection Report. The data and results are shared with all the participants in the data collection.

When will my report be available? The report is released in May of every year.

The deadline has passed and I forgot to enter data. What do I do now? Contact safety@awea.org and we will help you enter your data.

What if I have data from previous years that I have not yet submitted? Can I still submit it? Yes. You can change the year and enter data accordingly.

Who gets to see the report? AWEA members and companies that entered data for the report.

Can more than one person from a company enter data? Yes. Please coordinate with your company to assure that only one person enters data. We also send out data to be confirmed. At this time, you’ll be able to see if you have multiple entries.

Why is this report important? Why do I need to provide my data? This report is put together to create a safety benchmark for the wind industry so that we can compare our safety record against other industries. It also helps us identify gaps in our safety culture where further training is needed.

What is a NAICS code? The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) is the standard used by Federal statistical agencies in classifying business establishments for the purpose of collecting, analyzing, and publishing statistical data related to the U.S. business economy. You can find more information here

What if I have a question that is not included in this FAQ? Contact safety@awea.org with any additional questions.