GWO Fire Awareness Refresher

The course covers fire safety when working in wind turbines. Both theoretical and practical knowledge are taught for the participants to handle fire and fire prevention measures safely.

  • After an approved course, the participant will be issued a certificate.
Book training

Goal

The goal is for the participant to pick up previous knowledge about fire safety in wind turbines and renew this competence. The participant should be well aware of how a fire can occur and what procedures to follow as well as how to extinguish a fire safely.

Theoretical elements

  • What causes a fire
  • Different types of fire
  • Fire extinguisher
  • How to extinguish a fire
  • Using a fire blanket
  • Evacuation of a smoke-filled room

Practical elements

  • Exercise with different types of fire extinguisher
  • Use of smoke mask
  • Evacuation
  • Extinguishing a burning doll
Target group: This course is for wind power technicians that need to renew their GWO Fire awareness certificate. Previous knowledge: GWO Fire Awareness Period of validity: 2 years Course length: 4 hours (1/2 day) Instructor: 2