Wind power generation is a global industry, and safety is the number one priority for companies operating within this industry. The Global Wind Organisation (GWO) is a non-profit organization founded by leading turbine manufactures and owners/operators, with the goal of creating a safer, more productive workplace. The GWO Basic Safety Training program (GWO-BST) was created as the safety standard for those working at height in the wind industry. It is globally recognized and ensures that any GWO-BST certificate holder has demonstrated competence and proficiency in the following areas: GWO-WLA Wind Limited AccessGWO BST-1005 Basic Safety Training | GWO BST-WAH-1002 Work at Height | GWO BST-MH-102 Manual Handling | GWO BST-FA-2002 First Aid| GWO BST-FA-101 Fire Awareness | GWO-SS GWO Sea Survival | GWO-EFA Enhanced First Aid | GWO-ART Advanced Rescue Training


In partnership with ENSA North America, Inc., the most comprehensive training company in wind power and a division of Mallory Safety Management Services, Survival Systems USA brings cost-effective, certified quality, fastest-to-compliance training with mobile tower training in Groton, CT.

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In The News

Vineyard Wind Press Release Oct 2019


(Bridgeport, CT) – Today Vineyard Wind announced details of the company’s proposed “Park City Wind” offshore wind project. Vineyard Wind to partner with workforce development organizations like Building Pathways CT and Career Resources Inc., Connecticut educational institutions, and other groups like Survival Systems, USA to ensure the project has the talent it needs to succeed while at the same time creating new opportunities for residents, with a particular focus on veterans, minorities, women and other groups. Such opportunities will include setting up local Global Wind Organization-certified technical and safety trainings at facilities in Connecticut. “We are excited to partner with Vineyard Wind to ensure that critical training programs are provided to the Connecticut workforce as the Offshore Wind industry grows and matures in the New England area,” said Maria C. Hanna, CEO of Survival Systems USA, Inc.


View the entire Vineyard Wind Press Release

Connecticut Offshore Wind Project

Park City Wind Will Transform Bridgeport into Offshore Wind Hub

New Jobs Open Up in Expanding Wind Turbine Industry

Kevin Hogan, WFSB Channel 3


GROTON, CT (WFSB) -- Thousands of new jobs are opening up in the growing wind turbine industry. Southeast Connecticut is gearing up to be a center of operation for building, erecting, and training people to deliver the eco-power source. A unique training facility is located in Groton, where a tower is used to help train thousands of new technicians and engineers needed to build, install, and maintain offshore wind turbine farms that Vineyard Wind is planning to build off the east coast. Each tower could be 300 feet high or higher off the water.


State Pier in New London, Connecticut, is receiving offshore wind component deliveries.

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Go to our HUET (Helicopter Underwater Escape Training) for Offshore Wind with CA-EBS page if you travel by helicopter with a compressed air emergency breathing system.

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