GWO Working at Height

GWO Working at Height forms the backbone of the GWO Basic Safety Training accreditations. The course module can be taken on it’s own or as part of the main GWO Basic Safety Modules.
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Working at Height

Technicians will be able to demonstrate:

  • knowledge of hazards and risks associated with working at heights, specific to a WTG
  • understanding of 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.
  • the knowledge and skills to correctly inspect, service, store and don the relevant PPE, e.g. harness, lanyards, fall arresters and work positioning equipment.
  • correct use of the relevant PPE, e.g. harnesses lanyards, fall arresters and work positioning equipment. This includes correct identification of anchor points and correct ladder conduct.
  • correct use of evacuation devices.
  • how to approach rescue situations in WTGs and use rescue equipment efficiently.

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    For over 15 years Safety Technology has worked closely with telecoms, utilities and renewables businesses providing an end to end safety solution. With training centres located in the USA, UK and Europe, Safety Technology has trained thousands of workers at height, accrediting workers to GWO and other locally recognised standards. Safety Technology’s clear mission and simple values ensure an unwavering focus on the safety of everyone we train.  

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