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:
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