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:
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.