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Stroke Awareness for Wind Energy
LO1: What are strokes and why do they occur?
LO2: Causes and types of stroke
LO3: Symptoms of a stroke
LO4: How you can help if you recognise that someone is having a stroke
LO5: Stroke treatment and recovery
LO6: Stroke prevention
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.
The aim of this course is to provide an overview of what strokes are and why they occur. You will learn about stoke causes, symptoms, treatment and recovery and preventative measures, as well as what to do if you encounter someone on or offshore who is having a stroke.