Feedback wanted: Draft of new requirements available for download and review
The new versions have been published in draft and can be downloaded below.
We want as much feedback from stakeholders as possible about the updated requirements. These documents will govern the certification bodies auditing GWO training providers, and the rules that must be followed to deliver GWO training in a compliant way.
If you have comments about the update, please take a moment to complete this short questionnaire. The deadline for responses is 1700 CEST on 6th March 2020.
The updated versions will be published on 1st April 2020. The current versions will remain valid for a period of six months before being withdrawn on 1st October 2020.
A number of key changes have been developed for the new versions. These are highlighted below:
October 4th will be a special day as our community of safety and training in wind energy gathers in person for an all-new event in Copenhagen.
Throughout the global COVID-19 pandemic, the GWO Audit & Compliance committee has issued advisory notes communicating agreed advice, guidance and exemptions from our regular governance (requirements and standards).
Global Wind Organisation (GWO) and the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) have signed a two-year partnership agreement to highlight the importance of safety, training and job creation to power wind energy development and the global energy transition. The wind energy industry is a major opportunity for countries to create high-skilled, local jobs to boost economic growth and reach their Paris Agreement goals.
The taxonomy establishes a transparent and coherent framework to describe safety training characteristics, allowing for a better understanding of “what good training looks like”.
The modules are reviewed in response to feedback from GWO members and 2020 workplace data from G+ which places manual handling incidents in the top three most reported injury processes.