Global Wind Organisation Basic Safety Training Onshore – Refresher – Working at Heights & Manual Handling Modules Perth

This module is part of the Global Wind Organisation (GWO) Basic Safety Training (BST) Refresher. It aims to review and build on a participant’s prior skills and knowledge gained in
previous training and working in the wind energy industry to work safely at heights and apply proper manual handling techniques.

Compliant with GWO standards, participants will be reassessed on the necessary skills to mitigate risks, prevent injuries, promote safe practices and deal with emergencies in elevated work environments.

The potential to be working in a confined nacelle, 90m or more off the ground, in a geographically isolated location with only vertical ladderways for access means it is imperative that workers have adequate training to maintain personal safety and to respond in the event of an emergency.

Structure and Assessment
This course is delivered through classroom presentations, group discussion and practical demonstrations and exercises. Trainees will be assessed through practical exercises and scenarios.

Learning Outcomes
The elements listed below describe the essential outcomes aligned to the industry performance expectations.

  • Legislation globally and nationally
  • Injuries, symptoms and essential manual handling principles
  • Risk awareness, controls and techniques for manual handling
  • Harnesses
  • Fall prevention
  • Vertical fall arrest systems
  • Fall arrest lanyards
  • Dropped objects
  • Self retracting lifelines
  • Evacuation and rescue equipment

After successful participation participant will have the ability to act safely and responsibly and apply good manual handling techniques when working at heights and performing comprehensive basic rescue from heights.

Ongoing Maintenance of Skills
In alignment with industry expectations and to ensure ongoing competency and currency GWO recommends course refreshers be conducted every two (2) years.

Authority / Regulator
This training is regulated and endorsed by Global Wind Organisation (GWO).

Training Standard Prerequisites
A WINDA ID will be required for this course – all certification will be uploaded to WINDA and no hard copy of a certificate will be printed at the end of training day(s).

Medical Requirements
There is no medical required for this course however the participants are required to read and sign a health questionnaire and statement of participation prior to commencing training declaring their fitness and ability to perform certain physically demanding elements. Please contact ERGT for any concerns regarding completion of practical training and assessment requirements and to discuss options for reasonable adjustments.

Additional Requirements
Due to equipment safety restrictions and industry standards, there is a participant weight limit of 120kg for this course. All participants will be weighed during course to ensure they are within the limits of the equipment being utilised.

Additional Information
As a certified GWO Training Provider, ERGT will add your training records to WINDA.

  • Participants will be able to verify their training records through their WINDA login
  • Employers will be able to verify your training records through their WINDA login

Course Feedback (Q1 2024, 46 respondents)

  • On a scale of 1 to 10, how do you rate ERGT’s training (the combination of our facility, trainer delivery, course materials and course structure) 9.4
  • On a scale of 1 to 10, how confident do you feel in applying the skills and knowledge covered in the course at your workplace? 9.2
  • On a scale of 1 to 10, how do you rate ERGT’s management of your safety while participating in your training with us today? 9.5
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GWO Basic Safety Training Refresher in Working at Heights and Manual Handling

  • Working at Heights Refresher
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Working at Heights Manual Handling GWO BST BST GWO Basic Safety Training Wind Energy Basic Safety Onshore Working at Heights & Manual Handling BST refresher GWO Refresher
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