GWO Working at Heights Refresher

This training is a refresher training of GWO Working at heights. GWO Work at Height is the Global Wind Organization's most basic module for wind power technicians. The course focuses on safe work at high altitude and the use of personal fall protection equipment.

  • After an approved course, the participant will be issued a certificate
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Goal

Have knowledge about current and relevant laws and standards for work on Windpower turbines as well as understanding the importance of a proper and good safety plan, risk assessment, rescue plan. Practical knowledge about how to use appropriate fall protection equipment and learning about what happens with the body in a fall.

Theoretical elements

  • GWO information
  • How can we work safely?
  • What does the Work Environment Act say?
  • Responsibilities and obligations of the employee and employer?
  • What does the Swedish Work Environment Authority say?
  • What are CE and EN markings?
  • Terminology
  • Security plan, risk analysis, rescue plan
  • What can be used as anchor point?
  • What equipment is used and how is it handled?

Practical elements

  • Correct use of Personal Fall Protection Equipment
  • Use of sliding shuttle on wire and rail
  • Lowering persons in distress
  • Single-handed evacuation
  • Risk analysis and rescue plan
Target group: For those who work as wind power technicians and are at least 18 years old. Previous knowledge: GWO Working at heigts Period of validity: 2 years Course length: 8 hours (1 day) Instructor: 2