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GWO Qualification


GWO Advanced Rescue Training (ART)

This standard controls the risks associated with rescue operations, ensuring a more efficient rescue operation from a wind turbine. The training elevates rescuer self-reliance and enables successful transport of a colleague who cannot self-evacuate, to an assembly point until professional emergency responders arrive. The modules teach entry-type casualty rescue operations in a turbine using industry standard rescue equipment, rescue methods and techniques, exceeding those of GWO Working at heights. The standard consists of two main modules and a single rescuer version of each.

The standard have four modules:
  • Nacelle, Tower & Basement Rescue (two day training)
  • Hub, Spinner & Inside Blade Rescue (one day training)
  • Single Rescuer - Hub, Spinner & Inside Blade (half day training)
  • Single Rescuer - Nacelle, Tower, Basement (half day training)

It is possible to take only one module as well! Each module gives a GWO certificate vali for two years (in Norway)

Read more about this standard at GWO