GWO Working at Height & Rescue

  • The GWO Work at Height and Rescue module is designed to provide wind industry personnel with the basic skills that will enable them to work safely at height, and respond effectively to emergencies. It is designed for personnel working in either the onshore or offshore wind sectors.

    Course ID:  GWO1
    Ratio: 4 students to 1 instructor
    Duration: 2 days


  • GWO Working at Height & Rescue


    All personnel participating in basic safety training shall be medically fit and capable of fully participating.

    Who Should Attend

    Personnel who are new to the global wind industry or require GWO qualification for site access. This course is suitable for both onshore and offshore access requirements in conjunction with supplementary GWO BST training modules.

    Course Objectives & Content

    This course provides participants with the necessary knowledge and skills to use PFPE. It uses theoretical and practical training to enable individuals to work safely at height and respond effectively to emergencies in remove wind turbine environments (and in accordance with the GWO BST standard.

    The key objectives are:

    • Knowledge of hazards and risks associated with working at height specific to the wind industry
    • Understanding of current national WAH legislation for their area of operation
    • Correct identification and pre-use inspection of PFPE, e.g. FP Harness, hard hat, lanyards etc.
    • Correct use of PFPE including identification of approved anchor points and climbing vertical ladders
    • Correct response to emergencies and appropriate use of rescue and evacuation equipment



    This course represents one module of the overall GWO BST syllabus. Certificate is valid for 2 years, after which a refresher training will be necessary. 3M will notify you when your certificate is due for renewal


    • Health and safety at work act 1974
    • GWO training Standards
    • The Working at Height Regulations 2005
    • (UK – or equivalent regional legislation)
    • BS 8437 CoP for the selection, use and maintenance of fall protection systems and equipment
    • BS 8454 CoP for delivery of training for work at height


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