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GWO Basic Safety Training
The objective of GWO Basic Safety Training is to teach delegates to support and care for themselves and others working in the industry by possessing the knowledge and skills of First Aid, Working at Heights, Manual Handling, Fire Awareness, Sea Survival and in case of an emergency, to be able to evacuate, rescue and provide appropriate First Aid to Casualties.
GWO Basic Safety Training is aimed at personnel who will be working in the wind industry or related fields and will have their duties in a wind turbine environment, usually in physical contact with a wind turbine or an offshore wind structure
There are no pre-requisites for this training course.
Upon completion of the course, delegates will be awarded with GWO approved certification for all 5 modules.
Certification for each module is valid for 2 years. Prior to expiry delegates must undertake GWO Basic Safety Training Refresher to remain certified.
First Aid – learn to administer safe and effective First Aid in the wind turbine industry/ WTG environment and to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and use an automated external defibrillator (AED).
Manual Handling - encourage positive Manual Handling and ergonomic behaviour, encourage delegates to consider alternatives to manual handling through planning and to train delegates ability to perform Manual Handling tasks in a safe manner in the wind turbine industry/environment
Fire Fighting – learn basic firefighting knowledge and skills and be able to prevent fires, evaluate fires and plan accordingly, manage evacuation of personnel and efficiently extinguish an initial fire by using basic hand held firefighting equipment.
Working at Heights – learn to use basic personal protective equipment and perform safe work at heights and safe and comprehensive basic rescue from heights in a remote wind turbine environment
Sea Survival - learn the basic knowledge and skills to act safely and take the correct preventive actions in all aspects of offshore operations from shore to installation vessel or WTG and vice versa, both during normal operation and in an emergency in an offshore wind energy environment.