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 core purpose of the IQ Standard is to introduce a structured, pedagogical guideline for instructors leading GWO training
New member Skyborn will bring its international expertise to GWO, as they work together to strive for an injury free work environment in the offshore wind industry.
The latest GWO North American Market Briefing forecasts high growth of the wind industry and the associated need for more standardised training.
The MOU, signed at the Global Offshore Wind Summit, emphasizes GWO's role in developing entry-level skills. This collaboration aims to reshape workforce development, addressing Japan's labor challenges and carbon neutrality goals. A pivotal move for the growth of Japan's wind industry, especially in offshore projects.
Workforce safety and training were the subject of GWO's Wind Workforce Masterclass in Busan, South Korea, where over 100 delegates witnessed strong support for international standards.