GWO Enhanced First Aid
GWO Enhanced First Aid
The objective of GWO Enhanced First Aid training is to train delegates to support and care for others working in the industry by possessing the knowledge, skills and attitude of Enhanced First Aid. Upon completion of the GWO EFA training delegates will be able to administer safe, effective and immediate lifesaving and enhanced first aid measures to save life and give assistance in remote areas using advanced emergency equipment and medical teleconsultation.
GWO Enhanced First Aid training is aimed at personnel that are selected by their employer to perform Enhanced First Aid onshore or offshore, where training according to the GWO Enhanced First Aid training may enable them to react to incidents and thus mitigate the results of casualties deriving from the identified risks.
There are no training pre-requisites for this course.
Upon completion of the course, delegates will be awarded both the GWO First Aid Certificate and the GWO Enhanced First Aid Certificate.
Both certificates will be valid for 24 months. Prior to expiry delegates must undertake GWO Enhanced First Aid Refresher training to remain certified.
Understand the importance of carrying out basic and enhanced first aid in a safe and sound manner, in accordance with local legislation and according to European Resuscitation Council (ERC) and American Heart Association (AHA) guidelines
Administer safe, effective and immediate lifesaving and enhanced first aid measures to save life and give assistance in remote areas using advanced emergency equipment and medical teleconsultation, while having particular regard for personal-protection
Identify and explain normal function, normal signs and symptoms of serious and minor injuries and illness related to the human body
Demonstrate understanding and correct order of management in an emergency situation in a Wind Turbine Generator (WTG) environment
Deliver immediate enhanced first aid to stabilise a casualty
Assess the casualty for injury or acute illness and determine if medical advice and external-to-incident support is required
Request telemedical consultation and medical/rescue assistance by providing a concise and relevant report of the casualty’s condition while receiving medical advice to stabilise the casualty
Request immediate medical/rescue assistance providing a concise and relevant report of the casualty’s condition
Prepare the casualty for transfer to nominated evacuation/rescue point
Act as a leader in first aid situations