Working at Height (WAH)

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Working at Height Onshore OffshoreCourse Overview

GWO Working at Height for Onshore or Offshore Basic Safety Training course provides the skills and   knowledge to work in a safe manner in the wind industry.  This Working at  Height basic safety training course can be taken individually or as part of our Basic Safety Training package of onshore or offshore courses.

Course Objectives

Delegates completing a GWO Working at Height Onshore/Offshore basic safety training course will be able to;

  • Correctly use personal fall protection equipment (PFPE)
  • Perform safe working at height
  • Perform safe and comprehensive basic rescue from height in a remote wind turbine environment in accordance with GWO Working at Height standards

Course Content

GWO Working at Height training course includes;

  1. Hazards and risks associated with working at height, specific to a wind turbine generator
  2. National legislation regarding working at heights
  3. Personal protective equipment (PPE) identification
  4. The use of relevant PFPE
  5. Self-rescue
  6. Suspension intolerance, cause, affects and treatment
  7. Actions in the event of an emergency


In order to complete a GWO Working at Height course, delegates must:

  • Be WINDA registered before arriving for the course

GWO certificate – valid for 2 years
1.5 Days
New entrants to the global wind industry