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Renewable Industry Training

Working at Height and Rescue (Wind Turbines) GWO Approved

The core health and safety training for anyone required to work in wind turbines, providing candidates with sufficient knowledge to allow them to work safely. The training includes the elements of a safe system of work, equipment selection and inspection, use of tools, risk assessment, emergency procedures, as well as the evacuation and rescue practised at height using industry standard equipment.

We can offer the 5 day GWO Basic Safety Training which includes this course and all the core modules. Please contact us for more details. 

Key Facts

  • Duration - 2 days
  • Assessment - written and practical
  • Instructor/candidate ratio - 1: 4
  • Award alignment - course meets GWO approved standard for working at height and rescue.
  • Accreditation - GWO certificate
  • Lifespan - 2 years

 

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Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course delegates will have sufficient knowledge and practical skills to work at height on wind turbines and understand

  • Safety requirements when working in / on wind turbines
  • Requirements of UK and European legislation relevant to wind turbine work activities
  • Hazards associated with working in / on wind turbines
  • Use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Fall protection systems for working in wind turbines
  • Be able to deal with an emergency situation
  • Dealing with emergencies in wind turbines

Additional Course Details

Course Content

This training course includes the elements of a safe system of work, equipment selection, inspection, use of tools, risk assessment, emergency procedures, evacuation and rescue practised at height using industry standard equipment, including:

  • Double twin lanyards
  • Triple action connectors for twin lanyards
  • Work positioning lanyards
  • Full body harnesses
  • "Fast access" hub/nacelle rescue device
  • Hub rescue device
  • Automatic descender

Course content includes content defined in the Renewable Approved Standard "Working at Height".

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Why MRS?

  • All trainers have worked in confined spaces and continue to do so - with real life stories to share to make the theory come alive

  • We work with City and Guilds to create the qualifications for confined space training.

  • We work with the sector to set the standards for confined space entry and rescu.

  • Provide health and safety consultancy services across the world.

  • Specialist providers of long duration breathing apparatus (4 hours). We are the best equipped for the most difficult jobs.

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Upcoming Course Dates

LOCATION START DATE DURATION PRICE (Excl. VAT)
Knottingley (Yorkshire, Lancashire & Humberside) 21/01/2020 2 Days From £370.00 Enquire Book Now
Knottingley (Yorkshire, Lancashire & Humberside) 05/02/2020 2 Days From £370.00 Enquire Book Now

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