GWO Working at Heights and Manual Handling Combined

Course Overview

Two Global Wind Organisation (GWO) basic safety training courses combined into a package that saves time compared to training separately.

The GWO Working at Heights and Manual Handling Combined includes two courses being delivered over two consecutive days:

  • GWO Manual Handling
  • GWO Working at Height

It provides the knowledge and skills to work safely at height in a wind turbine work environment and to appropriately respond appropriately in the event of emergency, evacuating the nacelle, rescue of a casualty from vertical ladder systems.

The training encourages positive manual handling behaviour in the wind industry and the knowledge and skills to carry out manual handling tasks in a safe way.

Course Content

A GWO Working at Heights and Manual Handling Combined includes;

  1. GWO Manual Handling – correctly performing manual handling activities in the wind industry/ WTG work environment
  2. GWO Working at Height – performing safe and comprehensive basic rescue from height in a remote turbine environment while meeting emergency response requirements for personnel new to the global wind industry

Prerequisites

To attend the GWO Working at Heights and Manual Handling Combined, delegates must:

  • Register for a personal WINDA profile before arriving for the course
  • Be over 18, physically and medically fit, with a maximum weight of 120 kg

COURSE INFO

CERTIFICATE:

GWO certificates will be issued for each of the two modules which remain valid for 2 years

DURATION:

2.0 Days

WHO IS IT FOR:

Anyone wishing to gain certification to work in the renewables and wind energy industry

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