We Have Advanced Rescue Training Courses Available​​

Ensuring Efficient Rescues from a Wind Turbine​

GWO ART (Advanced Rescue Training)

These advanced GWO modules enable participants working in a remote wind turbine environment to learn the risks associated with confined space rescue operations and ensure more efficient rescues. The training elevates rescuer self-reliance and enables successful transport of a colleague who cannot self-evacuate to an assembly point until professional emergency responders arrive. GWO certified through ENSA.



• (GWO ART-N) ARTNTBR GWO Nacelle, Tower & Basement Rescue
• (GWO ART-H) ARTHSIBR GWO Hub, Spinner & Inside Blade Rescue
• (GWO SART-H) ARTARTSRHSIBR GWO Single Rescuer - Hub, Spinner & Inside Blade
• (GWO SART-N) ARTSRNTBR GWO Single Rescuer - Nacelle, Tower, Basement



Initial: Thirty-two (32) Hours | 4 Days
Refresher: Sixteen (16) Hours | 2 Days



Survival Systems USA's Groton Training Center, CT



Participants must be a minimum of 18 years of age for full participation and certification. Participants under the age of 18 require parental consent.



Participants engage in rigorous activity and should be in a good state of health, physically capable of fully taking part in all course exercises. This program includes climbing up a ladder or tower, working on an elevated platform, and performing rescues using rescue devices.


Participants are required to bring work boots and a photo ID. All other equipment will be provided.


Valid GWO Work at Height, GWO Manual Handling, GWO First Aid, and GWO Fire Awareness certificates are prerequisites for participation. Participants must produce a certificate for previous confined space training.



Book training calendar seats on a first-come, first-served basis.



All participants who complete the full program in accordance with the learning and performance objectives receive four (4) completion certificates and GWO (WINDA) credit.


GWO ART-N & GWO ART-H (24-mo expiry)

GWO SART-N & GWO SART-H (No expiry)



​These modules teach entry-type casualty rescue operations in a turbine using industry-standard rescue equipment, rescue methods, and techniques, exceeding those of GWO Work at Height. This program consists of two main modules and a single rescuer version of each. Other more basic modules are found within the.


Basic modules: GWO BST-1005 Program, Work at Height (WAH 1002), Manual Handling (MH 102), Medic First Aid + Trauma (FA 2002), Fire Awareness (FAW 101), Sea Survival (GWO SS), GWO Refreshers


Advanced modules: Enhanced First Aid (EFA), Advanced Rescue Training (ART-H) (ART-N) (SART-H) (SART-N)

Survival Systems USA

860-405-0002​  *  888-386-5371


Survival Systems USA, Inc.

144 Tower Avenue Groton, CT 06340