Winds of Change: How Offshore Wind Farms Will Change the Landscape of Maritime Workers' Compensation (Webcast)


  • Mike Adams, EVP, Managing Director, AEU
  • Dan Bookham, AAI - Business Development and Commercial Lines Producer, Allen Insurance and Financial
  • Jack Martone, SVP, AEU Advisory Services, AEU
  • David Widener, Director of Claims Advisory Services, AEU

Original recording date: August 24, 2020

Duration: 36:34 minutes


The emergence of wind energy, poised to eventually be the dominant source of power in the United States, presents a tremendous opportunity for our national and global economies. In the U.S. alone, it has the potential to create 83,000 jobs and $25 billion in economic output by 2030. As companies ramp up their workforce to support activities related to wind farm construction and maintenance both on- and offshore, it's critical to understand the various workers' compensation laws that impact this sector. Offshore wind farms, in particular, have unique jurisdictional issues. As we enter an exciting new frontier of clean energy, employers and insurance brokers alike must take a closer look at old laws that will be interpreted to meet new circumstances.

By viewing this webcast, you will learn:

  • The various workers' compensation laws that impact the wind energy sector
  • Jurisdiction issues unique to offshore wind farms
  • Old laws that will be interpreted to meet new circumstances


Related Topics

Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act (LHWCA), Offshore Wind