GWO BST SS – Sea Survival


To equip participants with the knowledge and skills to act safely and responsibly in an offshore wind industry environment and to take responsibility for their own and their co-workers’ safety, under normal as well as emergency conditions.

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• Show an interest in rescue and recovery organisation and safety culture, seeking guidance when necessary;
• Take the initiative to intervene in order to mitigate the risks related to immersion in cold/frozen water;
• Be responsible for the use of LSA (life saving equipment) and PPE applicable to the offshore wind industry;
• Recognize the general components of SAR (Search and Rescue) operations;
• Be responsible and take the initiative to equip and use LSA's and PPE correctly;
• Recognise the hazards and risks of travel and transfer on, from and to vessels and describe the preventative measures applicable and how to use available LSA and PPE;
• Be responsible for safe transfer between a dock and a vessel and between a vessel and an offshore wind turbine.

8h (total duration) Weekdays from 9:00 to 18:00. Lunch break from 13:00 to 14:00

Minimum - 4 participants | Maximum - 12 participants

Wind industry technicians who are required to act safely and responsibly and take the correct preventive actions in all aspects of offshore operations, from shore to vessel and from vessel to wind turbine (WTG) and back. Other technical personnel who, in the course of their professional duties, are exposed to the hazards associated with offshore work.

• Aged 18 or over.
• Physical fitness and absence of medical conditions that would prevent the training from taking place.
• Valid GWO Certification in the modules GWO BST(R) WAH (Work at Height), GWO BST(R) FAI (First Aid) and GWO BST(R) MAH (Manual handling of loads).

To be indicated

Not included (suggestions of different accommodation units available).

All training includes water, tea and coffee for the duration of the course.

* Under Consultation;
- Special conditions for groups and companies;
- GWO WINDA registration fee included.
- Upon successful completion of the training, an internationally recognised certificate valid for 24 months will be issued.

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