RelyOn Nutec provides the GWO Fire Awareness refresher training so wind personnel can refresh their knowledge and skills on how to prevent fires, extinguish small fires by using basic hand held fire equipment and evacuate when necessary.
This training module is in accordance with the Global Wind Organisation (GWO) standards.
The aims of this course are to give the participants the basic knowledge and skills through theoretical and practical training to prevent fires, conduct initial and appropriate judgement when evaluating a fire, manage evacuation of personnel to ensure all are safely evacuated and accounted for in the event of an unmanageable fire, and, if it is judged to be safe, to efficiently extinguish an initial fire by using basic hand held fire fighting equipment.
Personnel who works in the wind industry or related fields, and carries out their duties in a wind turbine environment, usually in physical contact with a wind turbine or offshore wind structure.
Personnel that perform job functions that have been risk assessed by their employer or workplace, where training according to one or more modules of the BST standard may mitigate the identified risks.
To participate in the GWO Fire Awareness refresher, delegates:
- Shall possess a valid BST or BSTR certificate.
- Must be demonstrably medically fit and capable of fully participating.
The certificate is valid for 2 years.