Our GWO First Aid Refresher course is carried out at our training facility in Kent in the South East of the UK, fully accredited by the Global Wind Organization as one of the 5 modules of the Basic Safety Training Refresher Standard (BSTR) and taught by expert instructors with experience in the industry.
Current valid certificate must be shown on arrival of the course booking to be eligible for a refresher course.
The aim of this BSTR First Aid Module is to review and build on previously gained knowledge and skills from BST First Aid through theoretical and practical training so that Delegates can administer safe and effective First Aid in the wind industry in accordance with GWO BST/BSTR First Aid training.
Duration: 1 day Trainer to Delegate Ratio: 1 : 6 Location: Sheerness Certificate Validity: 2 years
This BSTR First Aid Module shall ensure that delegates are able to:
Demonstrate understanding of the importance of safely and correctly carrying out First Aid in accordance with the legislative requirements of their geographic location and according to European Resuscitation Council (ERC) and American Heart Association (AHA) guidelines
Identify and explain normal function, normal signs and symptoms of serious and minor injuries and illness related to the human body
Demonstrate understanding and correct order of management in emergency situations in a wind turbine work environment
Demonstrate correct use of lifesaving First Aid using the Primary Survey, Airways – Breathing – Circulation (A – B – C)
Demonstrate correct use of an Automatic External Defibrillator (AED)
Demonstrate correct use of Ordinary First Aid, the Secondary Survey
Demonstrate correct use of First Aid equipment in First Aid scenarios
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.