ILO World Safety Day 2019 is an opportunity to explain how globally recognised safety training standards raise the bar for everyone.
In seven short years, over 300 GWO certified training providers have opened their doors in 40 different countries around the world.
Using global standards as their benchmark, these companies have taught hundreds of thousands of people in one of the world's most dangerous professions, how to stay safe at work.
Today, GWO Standards are established as the benchmark for safety in wind energy.
Now, as we approach Annual World Safety Day on 28th April 2019, GWO is looking for ways to help tell the safety story for wind energy and ensure that everyone working in the industry is given the same opportunity to receive a basic, minimum standard of training, wherever they are.
We are looking for:
Things to consider:
The leadership of a new Executive Committee (ExCo) of Global Wind Organisation has today been formed. The committee oversees all work carried out by the Secretariat.
GWO hosted a successful two day conference and demonstration programme, attended by 100s of guests
Existing versions of training standards will continue to be available for a period of three months. Previous criteria versions will be valid until 1 October 2019.
On 2nd April, GWO's training standards and audit & compliance specialists will be available to take questions and help with any problems.
From 1 April 2019, certification bodies must document how they meet the requirements of the GWO criteria for certification bodies. Certificates issued by those who have not provided documentation to GWO will not be accepted.