GWO WLA Onshore Wind Limited Access (ONL)

Target audience:

Persons who infrequently (no more than 6 times per year) participate in supervised visits to WTG-environments.
Note: GWO recommends that persons who visit WTG environments more than 6 times per year complete the full GWO Basic Safety Training

The aim of the course:

The purpose of the Wind Limited Access (WLA) modules is to provide minimum safety training for onshore and offshore wind farm personnel who are here on supervised visits infrequently (visit, inspect or observe – no more than 6 times per year). The training provides the minimum knowledge and skills required to safely visit and temporarily stay, move around onshore and offshore wind farms under the supervision of at least two experienced GWO BST trained person.

For accessing onshore assets participants are only required to complete the ONL module. The WLA does not provide training to enable independent visits or work on a wind farm.

The Onshore Wind Limited Access (ONL) module ensures that employees during infrequent or short stays on a wind turbine will be able to act responsibly, use personal protective equipment correctly, follow emergency procedures and instructions, and not endanger themselves or others.

Course includes:

  • Onshore wind turbines – risks and hazards
  • Contingency plan in case of fire
  • Fire prevention measures and firefighting equipment
  • Medical assistance in an emergency
  • Personal protective equipment and use of harness
  • Use of SRLs
  • Injury prevention
  • Fall Prevention
  • Vertical fall arrest systems
  • Safe and correct evacuation