Global Wind Organisation Basic Safety Training Onshore – Working at Heights & Manual Handling Modules Perth
Approved and regulated by the Global Wind Organisation (GWO), ERGT’s Basic Safety Training (BST) Working at Heights & Manual Handling module has been developed to address the specific risks associated with the unique work environment of the onshore wind sector and aims to train participants to work safely at height and apply proper manual handling techniques.
This module this module equips individuals with 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.
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
- 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).
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.
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.
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
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