This practical based course enables workers to safely access conventional-design wind turbines using fixed vertical ladders and personal fall protection equipment, to evacuate from a wind turbine and perform ladder rescues using a fixed-rate decent device.
This syllabus delivers the Safe Working at Heights module of the Global Wind organisation ‘Basic Safety Training’ standard, and additional elements defined by the Renewable UK ‘Working at Height and Rescue- Wind Turbines’ standard.*
Practices for rescue should be carried out at least annually and a refresher course must be undertaken within 2 years. Use of customer sites will be subject to an assessment and the audit requirements of Renewable UK and GWO. Delegates must be medically fit to perform the practical elements of this course and must sign a medical disclaimer to that effect
There are no prerequisites for this course.