GWO COHE Pressure Fluid Safety Module (PFS)

Target audience:

This module is targeted at candidates whose scope of work will involve performing isolations and testing for the absence of pressure (in accordance with existing documentation) to be able to safely carry out specific tasks like component replacement, servicing, and planned corrective maintenance on pressure fluid systems.

This person will also be responsible for establishing a safe work conditions to enable others to work safely on pressure fluid systems.

The aim of the course:

The aim of the module is to enable the participants to support and care for themselves and others while working with and in the vicinity of pressure fluids in the wind industry and to perform assigned tasks safely and efficiently. Upon successful completion of the Module, the participants will be able to reduce the associated risks and work safely with pressure fluid tasks in the wind industry by being able to select the correct and required PPE for working with hydraulic fluids and fluids under pressure, using safe work practices and establishing a safe work condition when working with and in the vicinity of pressure fluids in the wind industry.

Participants should already possess appropriate technical knowledge, skills, and abilities before attending the module.

Course content:

  • Qualified Pressure fluids person – requirements and role
  • Pressure fluid hazards
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Safe Work Practices
  • Response to pressure fluid incidents
  • Hazardous pressure fluid scenarios