The GWO Slinger Signaller standard working group is making progress
The GWO Slinger Signaller Working Group met at Equinor in Great Yarmouth during January to continue progress with the new training standard.
A GWO risk assessment for slinger signaling has been completed to produce a set of learning objectives, which in turn will be analyzed using a difficulty/importance/frequency (DIF) tool.
The group is on schedule and a number of key points were approved at the UK meeting as follows
The working group is now focusing on ensuring that as much as possible of the training will be practical exercises in order to support an optimum learning retention rate
The next Working Group meeting will be in Copenhagen on 11th March
Eleven Board members elected with John Barrie, Vestas as chair supported by Eloy Jauregui, Acciona as Vice-Chair
New member Ocean Winds will bring its international expertise to GWO, as they work together to strive for an injury free work environment in the offshore wind industry. Ocean Winds’ 15 offshore wind projects in 7 countries and across three continents are expected to push up demand for standardised training.
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