GWO BST Working at Heights module is primarily intended for personnel working in the wind industry or related fields needing to obtain their GWO BST Working at Heights Module certificates.
On completion of the course the learner/trainee should be able:
To demonstrate sufficient understanding and knowledge of hazards and risks associated with working at height specific to a wind turbine generator (WTG);
Current national legislation regarding working at heights; correct identification of PPE, including identification of European/Global standard markings e.g. harness, hard hat, lanyards, etc.;
Correctly inspect, service, store and correctly fit relevant PPE, e.g. harness, fall arrest lanyards, guided type fall arrest lanyards and work positioning lanyards;
Correct use of the relevant PPE, e.g. harnesses fall arrest lanyards, guided type fall arresters and work positioning lanyards (including correct identification of anchor points and correct conduct on ladder);
Correct use of evacuation devices; approach rescue situations in WTGs and use rescue equipment efficiently.