RelyOn Nutec’s Teesside training centre is set to be one of the first in the UK to deliver a new offshore wind accreditation.
The slinger signaller training is a new course just released by the GWO (Global Wind Organisation) last month after industry leaders highlighted concerns that lifting and slinging operations in the wind industry was potentially high risk to personnel.
The global safety, skills and competency training organisation already delivers a suite of GWO courses at its Teesside base, including basic safety, enhanced first aid and advanced rescue training.
With the required equipment and personnel already in place at the Teesside facility, RelyOn Nutec is set to introduce the new accreditation at the beginning of December, with the GWO courses being launched at the Aberdeen centre in the coming months.
The slinger signaller course, a mix of practical and theory, will require two days training with each course accommodating up to 12 delegates.
James Dixon, product development manager, RelyOn Nutec UK, said: “Our team is highly knowledgeable of the wind industry so we are well placed to deliver the GWO standard to ensure that our delegates can achieve every aspect of the accreditation.
“This course is generally for people currently working in lifting and slinging operations within the industry, however, it could also help other people to improve their employment capabilities as new opportunities arise. There are major offshore wind developments underway in the UK in the north-east of England and north-east of Scotland, so both of our UK centres are very well positioned to fully support the industry with required accreditation as it grows around our shores.”
As well as adding a new accreditation, RelyOn Nutec has reduced its GWO basic safety training from six days to five days in accordance with the latest standards, resulting in a more competitive offering.
The organisation will begin delivering one slinger signaller course per month with plans to increase delivery on demand.
"I saw the opportunity to positively impact safety culture and have a direct impact on competency levels around the world."Article 1. December 2021
The RelyOn Nutec Group is delighted to announce that we are expanding our presence in Mexico to support the rising demand for safety and technical services.Article 30. September 2021
New tools and approaches, such as 3D digital platforms, digital learning and blended training are making the RelyOn Nutec digital training experience increasingly realistic.Article 7. September 2021
Article 3. September 2021
As a safety partner to organisations which operate in high-risk industries, we often hear of the challenges that our customers experience when called upon to demonstrate regulatory and corporate compliance of their employees.Article 2. September 2021
RelyOn Nutec acquires stake in CAVU International to accelerate internationalisation of CAVU leadership and performance optimisation services
RelyOn Nutec has completed a strategic acquisition of initially 25% of the ownership of CAVU International.Article 23. August 2021
RelyOn Nutec is a global firm dedicated to protecting people, assets, and the environment. CEO Torben Harring discusses propagating competence and compliance through cutting-edge technologyArticle 9. July 2021
In this techtalk we look at digital CofW solutions, their key features, and the benefits they deliver over paper-based systemsArticle 9. July 2021