Our GWO First Aid course is carried out at our training facility in Kent in the South East of the UK, fully accredited by the Global Wind Organisation as one of the 5 modules of the Basic Safety Training Standard (BST) and taught by expert instructors with experience in the industry.
The aim of this BST Module is to administer safe and effective First Aid in the wind turbine industry/ WTG environment, in accordance with GWO First Aid training through theoretical and practical training.
Duration: 2 days Trainer to Delegate Ratio: 1 : 6 Location: Sheerness Certificate Validity: 2 years
The BST First Aid Module shall ensure that the Delegates are able to demonstrate:
Understanding of the importance of carrying out First Aid in a safe and sound manner, in accordance with the legislative requirements of their geographic location and according to European Resuscitation Council (ERC) and American Heart Association (AHA) guidelines
Understanding of normal function, normal signs and symptoms of serious and minor 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 A – B – C
Correct use of an Automatic External Defibrillator (AED)
Correct use of Ordinary First Aid, the Secondary Survey
Correct use of First Aid equipment in a First Aid scenario
All personnel participating in GWO Basic Safety Training shall be medically fit and capable of fully participating. Delegates will be required to sign a statement stating that they are medically fit to participate in the safety training and that they do not suffer from any medical illness or are under influence of any narcotic substance or alcohol.
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The Global Wind Organisation is an association of Wind Turbine owners and manufacturers with the aim of supporting an injury-free work environment in the wind industry. In response to the demand for recognisable Basic Safety Training (BST) in the industry the members of the GWO have developed a safety standard. The standard ensures that the work of any certified Training Provider is competent and proficient. To obtain GWO approval, organizations are subject to an in-depth audit process performed by an accredited Certification Body.