This GWO module enables participants working in a remote wind turbine environment to use PPE (personal protective equipment), perform safe work at heights, and complete basic rescues at height. GWO certified through ENSA.



• Risks/hazards/legislation
• PPE (ID all legislated labeling and markings)
• Inspect, maintain, store, don, and use relevant PPE
• Anchor points and proper ladder conduct
• Evacuation devices and rescue equipment
• Rescue situations in wind turbines



Initial: Fourteen (14) Hours | 2 Days
Refresher: Eight (8) Hours | 1 Day
WAH & MH Initial Combo:

Sixteen (16) Hours | 2 Days
WAH & MH Refresher Combo:

Eight (8) Hours | 1 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. This program includes climbing up a ladder or tower, working at an elevated platform, and egressing from a height using rescue devices.

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)

Work at Height

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