GWO First Aid
The aim of this BST Module is to administer safe and effective First Aid in the wind turbine industry/ WTG environment, in accordance with GWO First Aid training through theoretical and practical training.
Upon completion, delegates will receive a GWO accreditation. This information will be uploaded onto the delegates WINDA Account. The certification lasts for 2 years.
Prontoport also offer refresher training for First Aid. Please note, however, a delegate is only allowed to attend a refresher course in the specific Training Module prior to the date of expiry on the current certificate or training records. If a certificate or training record is expired, the Delegate must attend the full Basic Safety Training Module(s) to obtain a new training record.
Duration: 2 days or 1 day for a First Aid Refresher course
There are no prerequisites for this course, however, delegates must be physically fit enough to attend and carry out the practical element of the course.
Course Content and Key Activities
First aid guidelines ERC & AHA
Risks and hazards
Anatomy, structure, functions and symptoms
Use of first aid principles in emergency situations
Serious/minor illness and injuries
Management of an incident
Safety awareness in an emergency situation
Emergency rescue team
Primary & secondary incidents
Lifesaving first aid
A-B-C principles and primary survey
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation and practice exercise
AED safety procedures and correct use of an AED
Managing minor and serious incidents
Psychological first aid
Demonstration of first aid equipment
Scenario based training