The awards are the world’s first of their kind, celebrating the impact of safety training to the wind energy workforce.
The 2022 GWO Safety & Training Awards Are Live!
The success of GWO’s community of over 450 training providers is always something to celebrate. Building on the initial Safety & Training Awards of 2021, in 2022 we’re looking to shine a light on the winning GWO training teams and individuals.
The GWO Safety & Training Awards help you promote the impact of your safety training to the wind energy workforce.
The Training Team of the Year category highlights how successful training providers large and small are focusing on creating great quality in learning in a safe, realistic and inclusive environment. This category also rewards organizations for their contribution to the community and industry as a whole.
The Young Achiever of the Year focuses on an individual (under 30 years) who is already demonstrating their potential.
Enter and demonstrate the impact of your training and the professionalism of your training team. As a bonus your business will:
- Be recognised by industry peers
- Easily demonstrate your commitment to best practices
- Feel pride in the value your teams create from their work
Entries for the second edition of GWO’s Safety & Training Awards open today until midnight on Friday 1st July 2022.
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.
🔹2022 Annual Report shows 21% increase in GWO Active Workforce 🔹104 new training providers certified as network expands 🔹153 existing training providers broaden their GWO standards portfolio certification
• Global specialist offshore wind business Corio Generation joins as leading member • Corio's growing global windfarm portfolio will increase demand for standardised training
Global Wind Organisation is delighted to announce that Energy Ireland, as the promoting organisation for Green Tech Skillnet, will be adopting the new GWO Entry Level Framework for their award-winning Skills Connect Wind Turbine Technician Programme.
One of the defining characteristics of northeastern Brazil’s status as a prime location for wind farms is also causing problems in recruiting local talent. Now, thanks to a new programme called ‘Keep it Local’ 25 residents of Caiçara do Rio do Vento are being trained in GWO Basic Safety Training (BST) and are on the pathway to begin new careers in wind.
On November 1st Global Wind Organisation (GWO) releases the Wind Limited Access Standard. This new standard was developed to provide a minimum viable safety training for infrequent visitors to onshore and offshore wind turbine generators (WTG) environments when supervised by at least two GWO Basic Safety Training (BST) qualified persons.