GWO BSTR
SEA SURVIVAL

Description of the course
Target group
GWO BSTr Sea Survival module is primarily intended for personnel already working in the wind industry or related fields needing to refresh their GWO BSTr Sea Survival.
Objectives of the course
  • To recognize the hazards and risks of transfer and take the correct preventive measures into account by following procedures and use the available Life Saving Appliances and Personal Protective Equipment in a correct and safe manner;
  • Demonstrate the needed knowledge related to GMDSS (Global Maritime Distress and Safety Systems) and SAR (Search and Rescue);
  • Demonstrate the needed skills individually and collective to enhance the chance of survival in an emergency at sea;
  • Demonstrate the needed skills to conduct safe transfer of themselves and equipment between dock and vessel and WTG and vessel. Furthermore, skills to assist in MOB situations;
  • Detect the symptoms of hypothermia and demonstrate correct First Aid;
  • Describe how to detect the symptoms of hypothermia and demonstrate correct First Aid;
  • Demonstrate the needed skills to survive an emergency at sea both by own means and in cooperation with others to prevent hypothermia.
Course contents
The Sea Survival Refresher training course covers the following topics:
  • Introduction;
  • Legislation;
  • Exposure, Cold Shock, Hypothermia and Drowning;
  • Life Saving Appliances and PPE;
  • SAR and GMDSS;
  • Practical Sea Survival;
  • Safe transfer;
  • Installations, vessels and WTGS;
  • Transfer Practical;
  • Evaluation.
Duration of the training course
1 day.
Price
The price is 350 EUR per person.
Certificate validity
Certificate is valid 2 years.
Entry standards
Trainees wishing to enter this course should be medically fit and capable of fully participating.
They should also possess valid BST/ BSTr certificates or training records in WINDA for the Sea Survival module prior to attending BSTr Sea Survival training.
Student feedback mark
Average student feedback mark for training course GWO BSTR Sea Survival (Riga): 4.68
Average student feedback mark for training course GWO BSTR Sea Survival (Riga): 4.93
Approval




The GWO BSTr Working at Heights module is approved by Global Wind Organisation (GWO).
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