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Advanced Rescue Training Standard

The GWO Advanced Rescue Training (ART) Standard controls the risks associated with rescue operations

Version 1 of the GWO Advanced Rescue Training Standard was launched on 1st October 2018. It is available for immediate implementation by training providers in accordance with the GWO criteria for training providers.  

Download: GWO Advanced Rescue Training Standard Version 1
GWO ART Standard v 1

Advanced Rescue Training Standard modules

The ART consists of three modules which can be combined into a three day course. The individual modules contain the following lesson objectives.

Hub rescue
  • Blade to hub to ground
  • Outside evacuation (including measures to mitigate interfering elements)
Nacelle, tower, basement rescue
  • Enclosed space to ground (under gearbox, inside and/or behind generator, under the floor, incl. zip line in nacelle)
  • Transformer room to nacelle
  • Basement to ground floor (manually operated rescue up) 
  • Inside and outside evacuation (including measures to mitigate interfering elements)
  • Rescue up e.g for helicopter extraction
Single rescue
  • Mindset
  • Rescue strategy, planning and techniques for alone rescuer

Watch our webinar explaining the standard

Want to learn more?

Please read the current GWO Standards and Criteria or see our in-depth FAQ-section. 
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