GWO BST First Aid: Full / Refresher

What is the First Aid Module in the GWO Basic Safety Training?

The primary objective of the BST First Aid Module is to equip participants with the knowledge and practical skills necessary to identify life-threatening situations. This module also will teach to effectively provide first aid within the wind turbine industry/WTG environment. 

The training aims to enable workers to respond promptly, ensuring the safety of individuals and preventing further harm until the injured person can be transferred to advanced medical care.

Target audience:

Personnel who will be working in the wind industry or related fields, and will have their duties in a wind turbine environment, usually in physical contact with a wind turbine or an offshore wind structure.

Personnel that performs job functions that has been risk assessed by their employer or their workplace duty holder as a function, where training according to one or more modules of the BST standard may mitigate of the identified risks.

The aim of the course:

The aim of this BST Module 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. 

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 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
  • Correct use of lifesaving First Aid using the Primary Survey “C” -A – B – C including the use of an Automatic External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Correct use of the Secondary Survey
  • Correct use of Primary and Secondary Survey including the use of First Aid equipment in a First Aid scenario

Certificate validity: 

24 months

  • GWO FA Full € 185 (incl. VAT)

    Full training duration - 1 day

  • GWO FA Refresher € 120 (incl. VAT)

    Refresh training duration - 1 day

  • GWO FA Full Online* € 185 (incl. VAT)

    Full training duration - 1 day

  • GWO FA Refresher Online* € 120 (incl. VAT)

    Refresh training duration - 1 day

  • * Where course participants attend a practical training at a later date after completing elements of the training digitally, within a total period of maximum 4 weeks.

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