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GWO BST course First aid

Course: GWO “First aid”
Duration: 16 hours (2 days, lunch included)
Participants: maximum 8
Ratio participant /  trainer:  8 : 2 during practice | 8 : 1 during theoretical lessons
Certificate: GWO “First aid” with PSL label
Validity of certificate:  2 years

Focus group: Persons who (start to) work in the (offshore) wind industry and who need to comply with the international GWO standard (Global Wind Organisation).

Participants receive answers to the following questions:

  • Module 1 Rules and legislation
    • What are the rights and obligations regarding First Aid?
    • What about liability?
    • What risks  do you need to consider in a wind turbine environment?
  • Module 2 Anatomy
    • What are the primary vital functions?
    • What are the body symptoms and signals for different diseases.
  • Module 3 Controlling an incident
    • How do you guarantee safety during First Aid?
    • What aid can you give?
    • Which aspects should you consider to assess the situation? 
    • How can I create a “Circle of Safety” by keeping physical distance in order to keep control over the situation?
    • How can you control your breathing (tactical breathing)?
    • What influence does stress have on the nerve system and how can you control it?
  • Module 4 Lifesaving (according to CABCDE-protocol) 
    • What is the sequence of actions?
    • How to look after a conscious / unconscious victim?
    • How to act with suffocation, bleeding and shock?
  • Module 5 AED
    • What is AED? 
    • How to work with an AED?
  • Module 6 First aid with smaller incidents
    • How to approach a victim? 
    • How to make a careful estimation of the situation?

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