About GWO

Media & logo

GWO logos, media and graphics are available on this page for download and use according to the copyright conditions described beneath.

GWO certified training provider logo

This logo is issued to certified training providers only. In order to receive an authorised copy, a training provider's certificate must be received by GWO from a certification body, in accordance with the Requirements for Training Providers and Requirements for Certification Bodies. Any organisation marketing services that is not in receipt of a valid certification or using a logo other than the type below will be subject to investigation and resolution by the GWO Audit and Compliance Committee.

Global Wind Organisation official logo (registered trademark)

GWO Brand Guidelines

Copyright/Terms of Use


All material on globalwindsafety.org belongs to Global Wind Organisation unless otherwise specified. All intellectual property rights reserved.

Copyright for components of the webpage owned by others than Global Wind Organisation as indicated must be honoured.

General permission

All loyal use is encouraged. Abstracting with proper credits is encouraged.

Permission to make digital or hard copies of part or all of this work for personal or small audience use is granted without fee provided that copies are not made or distributed for profit or commercial advantage and that copies are unchanged and clearly bear the full citation: copyright Global Wind Organisation, globalwindsafety.org.

If your intended use of our material is for personal or small audience use only, you do not have to request permission.

You do not need to request permission to use the Training Standards or criteria documents in connection with certification business.

The graphical content and visual depiction of our logo is not allowed to be changed or edited.

Copying for other than personal or small audience use is restricted

To copy otherwise, to republish, to post on other servers or to redistribute material, requires prior specific permission and may be subject to a fee.

All requests for permission must be sent to info@globalwindsafety.org detailing the exact material, how the material requested will appear, including type of work and title, names and affiliations of all contributing authors and editors, content of work, distribution plans (where, when and how many copies), and any other relevant information.

Use of GWO logo

You are allowed to use the Global Wind Organisation logo on your website and in marketing materials if you or your staff holds valid GWO certificates - but only in those specific instances and provided that you specifically inform of this in the material.

However, you may at any time be requested to document that your current employees hold a valid GWO training record if you use the GWO logo on your website.

Fraudulent use of GWO may put workers at risk, and is considered a serious matter. Global Wind Organisation will enforce its intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law, including the seeking of criminal prosecution.  

Specifics regarding the use of the “GWO Certified Training Provider” logo

You are only allowed to use the “GWO Certified Training Provider” logo for promotional purposes if you are a GWO Certified Training Provider, if a Certification Body has provided a valid copy of your certification to GWO, and if you have paid the annual licensing fee.

The GWO Secretariat will not process your fee or requests regarding logo or placement on the map of Training Providers before the Certification Body has forwarded the required information in the Criteria for the Certification Body to the GWO Secretariat.

Global Wind Organisation retains the right to cancel prior given rights to the use of the GWO logo/Certified Training Provider logo.

Fraudulent use may put trained persons at risk and is considered a very serious matter. Global Wind Organisation will enforce its intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law, including the seeking of criminal prosecution.