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GWO EFA Enhanced First Aid - Full / Refresher

Target audience:

Personnel who will be working in the wind industry or related fields, and who will have duties to fulfil in a wind turbine environment, as well as usually being in physical contact with a wind farm environment or an offshore wind structure.

Personnel that is 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

The aim of the course:

The EFA Training shall enable 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

Course content:

  • Local legislation/risks/hazards and demands to ensure knowledge of the roles, responsibilities and rules that apply to Enhanced First Aid in Remote Areas 
  • 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 International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR) hereudner the European Resuscitation Council (ERC) and American Heart Association (AHA) guidelines
  • Identification and explanation of normal function, normal signs and symptoms of 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
  • Delivering immediate enhanced first aid to stabilise the casualty
  • Assessing the casualty, for injury or acute illness, to determine if medical advice and external-to-incident support is required
  • Requesting telemedical consultation and medical/rescue assistance  providing a concise and relevant report of the casualty’s condition and obtaining medical advice to further stabilise the casualty
  • Preparing the casualty for transfer to nominated evacuation/rescue point
  • Acting as a leader in first aid situations
  • Administering safe, effective and immediate lifesaving and enhanced first aid measures to save life and give assistance in remote areas

Certificate validity: 

24 months

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