Refresh FICHA BST Working at Heights

Refresh basic knowledge of hazards and risks associated with working at heights, specific to a WTG

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The aim of the BST Working at Heights Module 4 is to provide delegates with a basic knowledge of hazards and risks associated with working at heights, specific to a WTG, understanding of current national legislation regarding working at heights, correct identification of PPE, including identification of European/Global standard markings e.g. harness, hard hat, lanyards, etc, knowledge and skills to correctly inspect, service, store and don the relevant PPE e.g. harness, lanyards, fall arresters and work positioning equipment, correct use of the relevant PPE e.g, harnesses, lanyards, fall arresters and work positioning equipment, this include correct identification of anchor points and correct ladder conduct, correct use of evacuation devices, how to approach rescue situation in WTGs and use rescue equipment efficiently.

Target audience

This course is designed to meet the initial knowledge about working at heights techniques and risks.

Training programme

Mod. 1 Introduction
Mod. 2 Legislation
Mod. 3 Harness
Mod. 4 Fall prevention
Mod. 5 Vertical fall arrest systems
Mod. 6 Fall arrest lanyards
Mod. 7 Dropped objects
Mod. 8 Self retracting lifelines
Mod. 9 Measures to prevent injury during training
Mod. 10 Practical exercises
Mod. 11 Workshop-risks/hazards & Suspension trauma
Mod. 12 Emergency procedures
Mod. 13 Measures to prevent injury during training
Mod. 14 Rescue exercises




Encouraged participation of delegates with interaction by questioning, practical exercises, videos and simulations.


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Additional information

Delegates pre-requisites

No prerequisites are required.

Physical and stressful demands

Training activities contained within the GWO standards may include physically demanding and potentially stressful elements. All personnel who participate must be physically and mentally capable of participating fully. The Centre shall keep a record of the delegate’s/candidate’s declaration of fitness in accordance with their document control policy or procedures.


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