GWO Basic Sea Survival Training Course Overview
The aims of this BST (Basic Safety Training) Sea Survival course are, by theoretical and practical training to give the participants the basic knowledge and skills to act safely and take the correct preventive actions in all aspects of offshore operations from shore to installation vessel or WTG (Wind Turbine Generator) and vice versa, both during normal operation and in an emergency in an offshore wind energy environment.
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At the end of the module, delegates should be able to do the following:
- Demonstrate knowledge of dangers and symptoms related to hypothermia and drowning.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the advantages and limitations of the different Life Saving Appliances (LSA), Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and Personal Fall Protective Equipment (PPE) commonly used in the offshore wind energy industry and are able to wear and use them accordingly.
- Demonstrate knowledge of risks related to transfers (dynamic/static – static/dynamic).
- Demonstrate safe transfer from vessel to dock and vessel to foundation.
- Demonstrate knowledge of the emergency and safety procedures on installations, vessels and WTG.
- Demonstrate knowledge of Search and Rescue (SAR) and Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS).
- Demonstrate recovery and first aid treatment of a “man overboard”.
- Demonstrate evacuation from a mock WTG to the water by means of rescue device.
- Demonstrate individual and collective survival techniques at sea.
Candidates must be fit and able to complete all aspects of training.
All successful delegates are issued with a GWO Approved Sea Survival certificate.