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GWO Basic Safety Training

Course Summary:

  • Duration: 4 Days
  • Learn Safety Skills: First Aid, Working at Heights, Manual Handling, Fire Awareness
  • Emergency Response: Evacuation, Rescue, and First Aid in Wind Turbine Environments
  • Certification: GWO BST Certificate valid for 2 years

GWO Advanced Rescue Training

Course Summary:

  • Duration: 3 Days
  • Prerequisites: Attendees must have completed a full GWO Basic Safety Training Course and be fit for operational duties
  • Focus: Equip participants with advanced rescue skills, exceeding those of GWO Working at Height, for injured person rescue operations within wind turbines
  • Comprehensive Training: Combines lectures, classroom work, practical sessions, and real-life scenarios
  • Certification: Graduates receive a GWO BST certificate, valid for 2 years, with refresher training required every 2 years

GWO First Aid

Course Summary:

  • Duration: 1 Day
  • Life-Saving Skills: Learn to recognise and respond to life-threatening situations in wind turbine environments
  • Hands-On Training: Practical sessions and scenarios for effective first aid
  • Certification: Gain a GWO BST certificate, valid for 2 years. Refresh your skills with biennial refresher training

GWO Manual Handling

Course Summary:

  • Duration: 0.5 Days
  • Injury Prevention: Learn to reduce the risk of musculoskeletal injuries in wind turbine environments.
  • Practical Skills: Acquire essential techniques for safer manual handling
  • Certification: Receive a GWO BST certificate, valid for 2 years. Refresh your knowledge every 2 years with refresher training

GWO Working At Height

Course Summary:

  • Duration: 1 Day
  • Objective: Learn to safely work at heights and perform basic rescue procedures in wind turbine environments
  • Comprehensive Training: Covers theoretical and practical aspects
  • Certification: Earn a GWO BST certificate, valid for 2 years. Refresh your skills every 2 years with refresher training

GWO Fire Awareness

Course Summary:

  • Duration: 0.5 Day
  • Objective: Equip participants with skills to prevent, evaluate, and manage fires, including evacuation procedures and basic firefighting
  • Comprehensive Training: Covers theory, practical sessions, and scenarios
  • Certification: Obtain a GWO BST certificate, valid for 2 years. Refresh your skills every 2 years with refresher training

GWO Sea Survival

Course Summary:

  • Duration: 1 Day
  • Prerequisites: Attendees should be fit for operational duties, with prior working at height safety course and rescue training.
  • Objective: Equip participants with the ability to act safely and responsibly during offshore operations and emergencies in the wind energy industry
  • Comprehensive Training: Combines theory, practical sessions, and scenarios
  • Certification: Receive a GWO BST certificate, valid for 2 years, and undertake refresher training every 2 years

Utilities Sector Training

Safety Technology is a trusted partner in the UK Utilities Sector, offering a wealth of tailored training solutions honed over our 20-year-plus journey. Our comprehensive courses encompass everything from mastering vital Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and rescue equipment to situational safety training for efficient rescue and equipment deployment. Our course roster includes Tower Rescue, MEWP Rescue, Pole Top Rescue, Pole Choke Training, and specialised offerings for specific tools, like RESQ Smartline and RPX Training. We don’t stop at training; we provide Inspection and Certification of PPE, ensuring your teams are skilled and equipped with the safest gear. Safety is our forte, and our courses empower workforces to meet the unique challenges of the Utilities Industry with confidence and competence.

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Training Dates

We run training courses throughout the year from our main facility in South Wales. use the calendar below to find a course and date that works for you.
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February 2024
March 2024

GWO Sea Survival

The aims of this module are, by theoretical and practical ...
01 Mar
09:00 - 17:00
Cardiff white water centre
April 2024

GWO Sea Survival

The aims of this module are, by theoretical and practical ...
18 Apr
09:00 - 17:00
Cardiff white water centre
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Training Locations

Training courses are delivered from our South Wales headquarters as well an onsite at customer facilities. Safety Technology have delivered training courses across the UK, Europe, Asia and North and South America.

Courses in the USA are delivered via our subsidiary STL USA at locations in Iowa and Texas.

What STL clients are saying

Can you thank Ben and Mark for coming over and running an excellent working at height type course which all the lads and lass thoroughly enjoyed. We even had the mates that don’t climb up on spikes doing the pole top rescue and rescue out of a MEWP.

Manx Electric

The team at Safety Technology have supported us consistently as we ensure our workforce in the field have the best training and adhere to the highest safety standards. They’re easy to work with and super proactive, values we appreciate immensely.

E.on Head of Safety

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