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ECITB Hub Rescue

Please find the full course description further down the page.

This course is not available for online booking. Please contact us regarding possible dates.

  • Duration

    1 day

  • Language

    English

  • Course code

    LBS00198

Please make sure pre-requirements are met

Valid GWO Working at Height and Rescue (or refresher) OR IRATA Rope Access and a valid GWO First Aid & Manual Handling and Confined Space Training.

ECITB Hub Rescue

Objective

On successful completion of training the delegate will be deemed to have demonstrated individually and as part of a team, practical skills and the competence in:

Selecting and preparing the appropriate tools and equipment and checking they are in a safe and usable condition
Casualty preparation procedures for casualties with a range of injuries
Casualty evacuation procedures
Correct use of communication channels

Target Group

Those required to access Hub and Yaw sections of wind turbine generators (WTG) and how to rescue a casualty from these areas

Prerequisites

Valid GWO Working at Height and Rescue (or refresher) or IRATA Rope Access and,
Valid GWO First Aid (or refresher) and,
Valid GWO Manual Handling and,
Confined Space Training

Examination

Assessment of the Learning Outcomes as per the ECITB standard will be assessed via a written question paper and via observation

Delegates will be awarded an ECTIB approved certificate which is valid for 2 years once they successfully pass the knowledge assessment and practical assessment.

Course can be delivered at Teesside training centres

Course Contents

Wind Turbines – Hubs
Rescue Equipment
Dynamic Risk Assessment
Practical Exercise – Pre-Use checks of Rescue Equipment/ Use of Rescue Equipment
Practical Exercise - The movement of the casualty from a hub to a nacelle (up rescue)
Practical Exercise - Lowering of a casualty to the ground
Knowledge Assessment