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WTMT117 - Wind Turbine Rotor Blades

This course trains the student in the Global Wind Organization Certified courses for Wind tower specific fire safety, working at heights and entry level first aid

 

Hours: 36 (Lecture Hours: 18; Shop/Teaching Kitchen Hours: 18)

 

Total Weeks: 1.2

 

Prerequisites:
None

 

Non-Course Prerequisites:
None

 

Co-requisites:
None

 

Course Content:
The objectives of the First Aid Module are to ensure that:
- The delegates are able to demonstrate understanding of the importance of carrying out first aid in a safe manner in accordance with the legislative requirements of their geographic location and according to ERC and AHA guidelines.
- The delegates are able to identify and explain normal function, normal signs and symptoms of serious and minor injuries and illness related to the human body.
- The delegates are able to demonstrate understanding and correct order of management in an emergency in a WTG environment.
- The delegates are able to demonstrate correct use of lifesaving First Aid using the Primary Survey A–B–C
- The delegates are able to demonstrate correct use of an Automatic External Defibrillator (AED)
- The delegates are able to demonstrate correct use of Ordinary First Aid, the Secondary survey
- The delegates are able to demonstrate correct use of First Aid equipment in a First Aid scenario
The objectives of the BST Fire Awareness Module are to ensure that:
- The delegates are able to demonstrate knowledge of the development and spread of fire.
- The delegates are able to demonstrate knowledge of the causes of fires in wind turbines and the dangers related to this.
- The delegates are able to identify any sign of a fire in a wind turbine environment.
- The delegates are able to demonstrate knowledge of the contingency plans in a wind turbine environment including smoke detection and emergency escape procedures.
- The delegates are able to demonstrate correct actions on discovering a fire including correct operation and fire extinguishing by means of the firefighting equipment in a WTG.
The objectives of the BST Module Working at Heights are to ensure that:
- The delegates are able to demonstrate knowledge of hazards and risks associated with working at heights, specific to a WTG
- The delegates are able to demonstrate understanding of current national legislation regarding working at heights.
- The delegates are able to demonstrate correct identification of PPE, including identification of European/Global standard markings e.g. harness, hard hat, lanyards, etc.
- The delegates are able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills to correctly inspect, service, store and don the relevant PPE, e.g. harness, lanyards, fall arresters and work positioning equipment.
- The delegates are able to demonstrate correct use of the relevant PPE, e.g. harnesses lanyards, fall arresters and work positioning equipment. This includes correct identification of anchor points and correct ladder conduct.
- The delegates are able to demonstrate correct use of evacuation devices.
- The delegates are able to demonstrate how to approach rescue situations in WTGs and use rescue equipment efficiently.

 

Learning Outcomes:
Detailed information related to course outcomes and industry standards can be found at: http://www.globalwindsafety.org/gwo/training_standards/basic_safety_training_standard.html

 

Grading System: Pass/Fail

 

Passing Grade: Pass

 

Individual Work: 100

 

Supplies/Materials: Coveralls, footwear having CSA approved safety-toe protection, CSA approved safety glasses with clear lenses.

 

Textbooks: Textbooks are subject to change. Please contact the bookstore at your local campus for current book lists.

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