Cost Per Person: £315.00 + VAT Duration: 1 Day Location: The Maritime Skills Academy, Dover
Our GWO Sea Survival course is 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 aims of this BST Sea Survival course are, by theoretical and practical training, to give the participants the basic knowledge and skills to act safely and take the correct preventive actions in all aspects of offshore operations from shore to installation vessel or WTG and vice versa, both during normal operation and in an emergency in an offshore wind energy environment.
Duration: 1 day Trainer to Delegate Ratio: 1:4 (Max)
Location: The Maritime Skills Academy, Viking Campus, Dover Certificate Validity: 2 years
This BST Sea Survival Module shall ensure that the Delegates are able to demonstrate:
Knowledge of dangers and symptoms related to hypothermia and drowning
Understanding of the advantages and limitations of the different Life Saving Appliances (LSA), Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and Personal Fall Protective Equipment (PPE) commonly used in the offshore wind energy industry and are able to wear and use them accordingly
Knowledge of risks related to transfers (dynamic/static – static/dynamic)
Safe transfer from vessel to dock and vessel to foundation
Knowledge of the emergency and safety procedures on installations, vessels and WTG
Knowledge of Search and Rescue (SAR) and Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) Recovery and First Aid treatment of a “man over board”
Evacuation from a mock WTG to the water by means of rescue device
Individual and collective survival techniques at sea
Important Delegate Information
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.