The aim of this module is to learn to administer safe and effective First Aid in the wind turbine industry/Wind Turbine Generator environment in accordance with GWO First Aid training through theoretical and practical training.
Personnel who will be working in the wind industry or related fields, and will carry out their duties in a wind turbine environment, usually in physical contact with a wind turbine or offshore wind structure. Personnel that perform job functions that have been risk assessed by their employer or workplace, where training according to one or more modules of the BST standard may mitigate the identified risks.
Upon completion of the course, delegates will be awarded with GWO approved First Aid Refresher certification. Certification is valid for 2 years. Prior to expiry delegates must retake GWO First Aid Training to remain certified.
Understanding of the importance of carrying out First Aid in a safe and sound manner in accordance with the legislative requirements of their geographic location and according to European Resuscitation Council and American Heart Association guidelines. Identify and explain normal function, normal signs, functions and symptoms of serious and minor injuries and illness related to the human body. Understanding and correct order of management in an emergency situation in a Wind Turbine Generator environment. Correct use of lifesaving first aid using the primary survey A-B-C. Correct use of an automatic external defibrillator (AED). Correct use of ordinary First Aid, the secondary survey. Correct use of first aid equipment in a first aid scenario.