GWO9 - Advanced Rescue Training (ART)

  • These courses deal with the specific issues surrounding advanced rescues in all areas of a wind turbines. They are designed to give delegates the knowledge and practical skill required to safely package and extract an injured person using industry standard lowering/raising equipment applicable to that issued by your employer for this purpose.

    Course ID:  GWO9
    Ratio: 4 Students to 1 instructor
    Duration: GWO9A- Hub, Blade and Spinner - 1 day
    GWO9B- Nacelle, Tower and Basement - 2 days
    GWO9C- Single Rescuer – 2 x half Days
    GWO9- For all courses combined - 3 Days.


  • Advanced rescue training


    Those attending training will need to be physically fit, able to work within restricted spaces and hold a current GWO working at height, first aid and manual handling certificate. Provide a WINDA ID prior to completing the training.

    Who Should Attend

    Personnel who need to work within areas of a WTG that require advanced rescue procedures or have been selected to lead advanced rescue operations within wind turbine.

    Course Objectives & Content

    • Planning for rescue and emergencies.
    • Characteristics and limitations of lowering/ raising equipment
    • Packaging the injured person
    • Safe management of injured person
    • Rescue from the blade, hub and spinner.
    • Rescue from nacelle, tower and
    • basement.
    • Rescue from enclosed/crawl space.
    • Rescue up.
    • Single person rescue strategies.
    • Evacuation of an injured person, inside and outside.
    • Suspension Intolerance.


    Successful delegates will receive 2 Single rescuer certificates with no expiry and 2 GWO ART certificates valid for 2 years, after which a refresher training will be necessary. 3M will notify you when your certificate is due for renewal.


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