Based on extensive experience in providing Sea Survival training for offshore and maritime personnel RelyOn Nutec has developed a training programme for the wind industry. The 1-day GWO Sea Survival course applies to the Global Wind Organisation (GWO) standard and includes practical exercises on boat transfer, First Aid treatment, evacuation and survival techniques.
The aims of the GWO Sea Survival course are, by theoretical and practical training to give the participants the basic knowledge and skills to act safely and take the correct preventive actions in all aspects of offshore operations from shore to installation vessel or WTG, and vice versa; both during normal operation and in a given emergency in an offshore wind energy environment.
Personnel who will be working in the wind industry or related fields, and will carry 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.
All participants in the GWO Sea Survival:
- Shall be demonstrably medically fit and capable of fully participating.
- May not exceed the weight limit of 124kg due to the weight limitations of the equipment which is used during the training.
The certificate is valid for 2 years.