About the course
The aims of this Global Wind Organisation course is 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 within the GWO Renewables sector.
For a combined package offer, please see our GWO Basic Safety Training (BST) Package page.
- The course consists of a mixture of theory and supervised practical sessions
Demonstrate knowledge of hazards and risks associated with working at height specific to a wind turbine generator (WTG)
Demonstrate understanding of current national and regional legislation regarding working at height
Demonstrate correct identification of PPE, including identification of Global and Regional standard markings
Demonstrate the knowledge and skills to correctly perform pre-use inspection, service, store and correctly fit relevant PPE, e.g. harness, fall arrest lanyards, guided type fall arrest lanyards and work positioning lanyards
Demonstrate correct use of the relevant PPE, e.g. harnesses fall arrest lanyards, guided type fall arresters and work positioning lanyards. This includes correct identification of anchor points and correct conduct on ladder
Demonstrate correct use of evacuation devices
Demonstrate how to approach rescue situations in WTGs and use rescue equipment efficiently
The course duration is 1 Day
Delegates must be fit and able to complete all aspects of training
GWO Working at Height Certificate
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