GWO Safety training

M_5_2_017_RopeAccessFromAboveSafety is a top priority for companies operating in the field of global wind industry. The Global Wind Organisation (GWO) has been founded in order to ensure a better and safer working environment.

The aim of the GWO is to reduce any health and safety hazards that threaten the wind industry personnel on a working site by the means of setting overall standards for the training of the safety and emergency procedures.

The training center IQTC offers an opportunity to everyone, who works or plans to work in the field of the wind industry or any similar field that is connected with working on heights, to participate in the internationally approved training for working on heights.

GWO Safety training modules

GWO Working at Heights

Target audience:

Personnel working in the wind industry or related fields needing to obtain their GWO BST Working at Heights Module certificates.

The aim of the course:

To give the participants the necessary basic knowledge and skills through theoretical and practical training to use basic PPE (Personal Protection Equipment) and perform safe work at heights and safe and comprehensive basic rescue from heights in a remote wind turbine environment in accordance with BST Module Working at Heights.

Course content:

  • Hazards and risks associated with working at height specific to a wind turbine generator (WTG)
  • Current national legislation regarding working at heights
  • Identification of PPE, including identification of European/Global standard markings e.g. harness, hard hat, lanyards, etc.
  • Inspect, service, store and correctly fit relevant PPE, e.g. harness, fall arrest lanyards, guided type fall arrest lanyards and work positioning lanyards
  • 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
  • Use of evacuation devices
  • How to approach rescue situations in WTGs and use rescue equipment efficiently
    Detailed information
    Venue
    Riga, Kurzemes prospect 3

    Dates
    Upon request

    Duration
    16 hours

    Price
    420,00 €

    If you cannot find any suitable course date in the list, please contact us via e-mail and specify the course dates or we shall agree upon the most suitable course date for you.


GWO Working at Heights Refresher

Target audience:

Personnel working in the wind industry or related fields needing to obtain their GWO BST Working at Heights Module certificates.

The aim of the course:

To give the participants the necessary basic knowledge and skills through theoretical and practical training to use basic PPE (Personal Protection Equipment) and perform safe work at heights and safe and comprehensive basic rescue from heights in a remote wind turbine environment in accordance with BST Module Working at Heights.

Course content:

  • Hazards and risks associated with working at height specific to a wind turbine generator (WTG)
  • Current national legislation regarding working at heights
  • Identification of PPE, including identification of European/Global standard markings e.g. harness, hard hat, lanyards, etc.
  • Inspect, service, store and correctly fit relevant PPE, e.g. harness, fall arrest lanyards, guided type fall arrest lanyards and work positioning lanyards
  • 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
  • Use of evacuation devices
  • How to approach rescue situations in WTGs and use rescue equipment efficiently
    Detailed information
    Venue
    Riga, Kurzemes prospect 3

    Dates
    Upon request

    Duration
    8 hours

    Price
    200,00 €

    If you cannot find any suitable course date in the list, please contact us via e-mail and specify the course dates or we shall agree upon the most suitable course date for you.


GWO First Aid

Target audience:

Personnel working in the wind industry or related fields needing to obtain their GWO BST First Aid Module certificates.

The aim of the course:

The aim of this course is to administer safe and effective First Aid in the wind turbine industry/ wind turbine generator (WTG) environment, in accordance with GWO First Aid training through theoretical and practical training. The Basic Safety Training is designed to provide personnel with the basic skills that will enable them to work in a safe manner in the global wind industry. It is designed to accommodate personnel working both onshore and offshore.

Course content:

  • The importance of carrying out First Aid in a safe and sound manner, in accordance with the legislative requirements of the geographic location and according to European Resuscitation Council (ERC) and American Heart Association (AHA) guidelines
  • Identification and explanation of normal function, normal signs and symptoms of serious and minor injuries and illness related to the human body
  • Understanding and correct order of management in an emergency situation in a wind turbine generator (WTG) environment
  • Correct use of lifesaving First Aid using the Primary Survey A – B – C
  • Correct use of an Automatic External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Correct use of Ordinary First Aid, the Secondary Survey
  • Correct use of First Aid equipment in a First Aid scenario
    Detailed information
    Venue
    Riga, Liepajas st. 34 / Kurzemes prospect 3

    Dates
    Upon request

    Duration
    16 hours

    Price
    230,00 €

    If you cannot find any suitable course date in the list, please contact us via e-mail and specify the course dates or we shall agree upon the most suitable course date for you.


GWO First Aid Refresher

Target audience:

Personnel working in the wind industry or related fields needing to obtain their GWO BST First Aid Module certificates.

The aim of the course:

The aim of this course is to administer safe and effective First Aid in the wind turbine industry/ wind turbine generator (WTG) environment, in accordance with GWO First Aid training through theoretical and practical training. The Basic Safety Training is designed to provide personnel with the basic skills that will enable them to work in a safe manner in the global wind industry. It is designed to accommodate personnel working both onshore and offshore.

Course content:

  • The importance of carrying out First Aid in a safe and sound manner, in accordance with the legislative requirements of the geographic location and according to European Resuscitation Council (ERC) and American Heart Association (AHA) guidelines
  • Identification and explanation of normal function, normal signs and symptoms of serious and minor injuries and illness related to the human body
  • Understanding and correct order of management in an emergency situation in a wind turbine generator (WTG) environment
  • Correct use of lifesaving First Aid using the Primary Survey A – B – C
  • Correct use of an Automatic External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Correct use of Ordinary First Aid, the Secondary Survey
  • Correct use of First Aid equipment in a First Aid scenario
    Detailed information
    Venue
    Riga, Liepajas st. 34 / Kurzemes prospect 3

    Dates
    Upon request

    Duration
    8 hours

    Price
    150,00 €

    If you cannot find any suitable course date in the list, please contact us via e-mail and specify the course dates or we shall agree upon the most suitable course date for you.


GWO Manual Handling /Refresher

Target audience:

Personnel working in the wind industry or related fields needing to obtain their GWO BST Manual Handling certificates.

The aim of the course:

The aim of this Module is to give the participants awareness through theoretical and practical training to encourage positive Manual Handling behaviour and perform Manual Handling tasks in a safe manner in the wind turbine industry/environment, in accordance with GWO Manual Handling.

Course content:

  • The importance of carrying out work duties in a safe and sound manner in accordance with the legislative requirements of geographic work location
  • Identification aspects of the job tasks that could increase the risk of developing muscular/ skeletal injuries
  • Safe practises of Manual Handling, including the correct handling of equipment
  • Identification of signs and symptoms of injuries related to poor Manual Handling techniques and have knowledge of reporting methods
  • Problem solving approach to Manual Handling in a wind turbine environment
  • Manual Handling risk reduction techniques
    Detailed information
    Venue
    Riga, Liepajas st. 34 / Kurzemes prospect 3

    Dates
    Upon request

    Duration
    4 hours

    Price
    Full course – 150,00 €
    Refresher – 150,00 €

    If you cannot find any suitable course date in the list, please contact us via e-mail and specify the course dates or we shall agree upon the most suitable course date for you.


GWO Fire Awareness /Refresher

Target audience:

Personnel working in the wind industry or related fields needing to obtain their GWO BST Fire Awareness Module certificates.

The aim of the course:

The aim of this course is to give the participants the basic knowledge and skills through theoretical and practical training to prevent fires, conduct initial and appropriate judgement when evaluating a fire, manage evacuation of personnel to ensure that all people are safely evacuated and accounted for in the event of an unmanageable fire and, if it is judged to be safe, to efficiently extinguish an initial fire by using basic hand held firefighting equipment.

Course content:

  • The development and spread of fire
  • The causes of fires in wind turbines and the related dangers
  • Identification of any sign of a fire in a wind turbine environment
  • The contingency plans in a wind turbine environment, including smoke detection and emergency escape procedures
  • Correct actions for discovering a fire including correct use and fire extinguishing using firefighting equipment in a WTG
    Detailed information
    Venue
    Riga, Liepajas st. 34 / Kurzemes prospect 3

    Dates
    Upon request

    Duration
    4 hours

    Price
    Full course – 150,00 €
    Refresher – 150,00 €

    If you cannot find any suitable course date in the list, please contact us via e-mail and specify the course dates or we shall agree upon the most suitable course date for you.



Did you know?

The following five points are outlined by the HSE. As part of the Work at Height Regulations, you must ensure:

  • All work at height is properly planned and organised
  • All those involved in work at height are competent
  • All the risks from work at height are assessed, and appropriate work equipment is selected and used
  • The risks of working on or near fragile surfaces are properly managed
  • The equipment used for work at height is properly inspected and maintained
  • The Work at Height Regulations 2005


    Specific training

    Personnel performing maintenance and repair shall be able to do their operations in compliance with all the conditions of security and fail-safety at work, so they must have had special trainings and instructions.


    Application

    Apply to the courses by filling in a registration form or contact us directly info@iqtc-riga.eu.