This GWO module enables participants working in a remote wind turbine environment to prevent fires and conduct initial judgment when evaluating a fire. Participants learn evacuation management, accounting of personnel, and initial fire extinguishing with handheld firefighting equipment. GWO certified through ENSA.



• Fire development and spread
• Causes of fires and related dangers
• Signs of a fire in a wind turbine environment
• Wind turbine contingency plans
• Smoke detection and emergency escape procedures
• Fire discovery and extinguishing
• Fire fighting equipment



Initial and Refresher:

Four (4) Hours | 0.5 Day



Survival Systems USA's Groton Training Center, CT or client site



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.

Students need work boots and a photo ID. We provide all other equipment.



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 a course completion certificate and GWO (WINDA) credit (24-mo expiry).



​This course comprises one of the four required ENSA GWO modules to complete the GWO 1005 Basic Safety Training Certification.


Basic modules: 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)

Fire Awareness

Survival Systems USA Wind Energy Training
Survival Systems USA

860-405-0002​  *  888-386-5371


Survival Systems USA, Inc.

144 Tower Avenue Groton, CT 06340