GWO BST First Aid - Full / Refresher

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