Global Wind Organization (GWO) Basic Safety Training (BST) is designed to provide basic skills that enable them to work safely in the wind power industry and to comply with the required minimum training requirements for the wind power industry.

Previous knowledge:
The participant must be in good physically and medically condition to participate in GWO training. There are no formal eligibility requirements for the course


The course is recommended for:

  • Wind turbine owners and / or operators
  • Wind turbine manufacturer
  • Installation and maintenance
  • Subcontractors
  • Persons who want to enter the wind power sector


Upon completion of the course, participants must have acquired competence and basic knowledge about:

The importance of performing first aid safely in accordance with the legal requirements of their geographical location and according to the ERC and AHA guidelines. Identify and explain normal function, normal signs, functions and symptoms of serious and minor injuries and diseases related to the human body. Correctly lead in an emergency in a wind power environment. Correct use of life-saving first aid with the primary examination L-A-B-C-D-E. Correct use of an automatic external defibrillator (AED). Proper use of first aid equipment in an emergency situation.


  • Global and regional legislation
  • First aid guidelines
  • Risk and dangers
  • Anatomy, structure, functions and symptoms


Use of first aid in:

  • Emergencies
  • Serious / minor illness and injury
  • Handling an incident
  • Security thinking in an emergency
  • Rescue team
  • Primary and secondary incidents
  • Lifesaving first aid
  • L-A-B-C-D-E principles and primary examination
  • Heart-lung rescue methods
  • Routines AED security and proper use of an AED
  • Manage minor and serious incidents
  • Psychological first aid
  • Demonstration of first aid equipment
  • Scenario-based education

Course duration: 16h