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Lifting Operations Awareness for Wind Energy

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Lifting Operations Awareness for Wind Energy


LO1: Recall the key definitions and terms used for lifting operations
LO2: Identify the features of planning a lift
LO3: Describe the classification of lifts – routine and non-routine
LO4: Identify the examination and testing of equipment that is required under the regulations
LO5: Identify appropriate training for people involved in lifting
LO6: Identity lifting equipment and its hazards
LO7: Identify the different types of lifting accessories
LO8: Identify the different roles in lifting activities
LO9: Identify the hazards associated with mechanical lifting, including equipment hazards
LO10: Explain the Safe Working Load and colour coding practices
LO11: Identify safe lifting practices

Target Group

Personnel who will be working in the wind industry or related fields, and will carry out their duties in a wind turbine environment, usually in physical contact with a wind turbine or offshore wind structure.
Personnel that perform job functions that have been risk assessed by their employer or workplace, where training according to one or more modules of the BST standard may mitigate the identified risks.


No prerequisites are required to sit this course.


The assessment is taken during the course and is within the expected duration.

Course Contents

This course aims to provide an awareness of lifting operations in the wind industry. The course will cover the different types of lifting equipment, factors to consider when selecting equipment, the hazard of mechanical lifting activities and the different roles involved in such activities. 

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