GWO Standards

Advanced Rescue Refresher Training Standard

Version 3
April 1, 2022

The aim of the ARTR Module is to review and build on previously gained knowledge and skills from the ART training as well as working at heights and manual handling training through theoretical and practical training. Hence, enable participants to perform entry-type injured person rescue operations, in a WTG, using industry standard rescue equipment, rescue methods and techniques.

Hub, Spinner & Inside Blade Rescue Refresher

Delivery of the Hub Rescue Refresher Module covers same content, duration, learning objectives as described in the initial Hub Rescue Module of the ART Standard.

The Hub Rescue Module training can consist of first-time participants and refresher participants in the same classroom. The training is designed to allow the more experienced participants to contribute more actively and share their knowledge with the refresher participants.

Note: If training is conducted with first time participants and refresher participants in the same classroom then first-time participants shall receive an ART-H record in WINDA and refresher participants shall receive an ART-HR record in WINDA.

Nacelle, Tower, Basement Rescue Refresher

The aim of this module is to review and build on previously gained knowledge and skills from the ART Nacelle, Tower & Basement Rescue Module as well as the BST Working at Heights and Manual Handling Modules to enable the course participants to perform injured person rescue operations in a WTG nacelle, tower, and basement, by using industry standard rescue equipment, methods, and techniques.

Overall learning objective

After having successfully completed this, the Nacelle, Tower and Basement Rescue Refresher Module, the participants can:

  • Act independently to carry out safe nacelle, tower and basement rescues and take responsibility for the correct order of management in an emergency situation in a wind turbine generator (WTG) environment (Ability, intermediate level)

The participants will show signs of:

  • acknowledging the benefits of having a coordinator in a rescue team, and the responsibility that comes with it
  • taking part in discussing which advanced rescue preparations, and emergency and communication procedures, apply in their own organisation
  • committing themselves to avoid incidents from where they may be exposed to a rescue operation
  • committing themselves to act out this value by demonstrating a pro-active approach and role model behaviour

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The previous version of the training standard will be valid until the 30th September 2022. Download here Advanced Rescue Refresher Training Standard V2.1