GWO Working at Height - HFR Solutions CIC Training Centre Nr Hull

By HFR Solutions CIC | Event Date: 1 Mar 2017

GWO/RUK accredited two day training for working at height on wind turbines delivered by HFR Solutions CIC - The working at height and emergency response specialists

Date of Next Course: Wednesday 1st & Thursday 2nd March

Venue: Fire Service Headquarters - Hull

(Ideal for businesses based in Grimsby, Hull, Immingham and throughout the Humber & Lincolnshire regions

Duration: Two Days

Cost: £370 + Vat Per Delegate

Awarding Body: RUK / GWO (Renewables UK & Global Wind Organisation)

HFR Solutions CIC has attained the RUK GWO renewables and global wind organisation training accreditations, therefore we are able to deliver the GWO & RUK Working at Height training module as well as the five key GWO training facets for employees, contractors and technicians to achieve the recognised industry standards and qualifications for working within the renewables and offshore wind sectors or simple just revalidate an existing GWO Working at Height training qualification.

RUK & GWO Working at Height Course Syllabus

The GWO Working at Height course syllabus proves ideal for contractors or employees who are working at height, in sectors such as renewables, offshore, wind and energy and encompasses the following elements;

  • Relevant health and safety legalisation
  • Wind turbine safety rules
  • Hazards associated with wind turbine generators activities
  • Working at height equipment
  • Safe working procedures for:
  1.        Pre entry
  2.        Entry
  3.        Ascending and descending within the tower or base
  4.        Working in the yaw platform
  5.        Working in or on wind turbine nacelle
  • Types of ladders and associated fall protection systems in and on wind turbine generators
  • Potential emergencies encountered in a wind turbine generator
  • Appropriate rescue techniques for recovery of a casualty both conscious and unconscious from a
  1.         Vertical ladder
  2.         Nacelle side
  • Selection, inspection and use of escape equipment (constant rate descender)
  • Rescue of a casualty
  • Self-rescue and evacuation from a wind turbine nacelle in an emergency

    Learning Outcomes

    The learning outcomes for delegates attending our RUK & GWO Working at Height training course will include:

  • Gain the industry approved RUK & GWO Working at Height accreditation
  • Delivery of safe working at height courses
  • Able to identify unsafe working at height practices
  • Improving the safely of your employees who work at heights
  • Improved knowledge and increased competence – greater insight and ability to implement best practice
  • Greater understanding of rescue techniques

    If you are working towards your RUK & GWO accreditations and need to undertake the Working at Heights module, learn from the Working at Heights specialists, call HFR Solutions CIC on 01482 398521 or visit

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