GWO First Aid Module – refresh course



GWO BSTr First Aid Module is approved by Global Wind Organisation (GWO).


On completion of the GWO BSTr First Aid Module the Delegates will be able to demonstrate understanding of the importance of carrying out First Aid in a safe and sound manner, in accordance with the legislative requirements of their geographic location and according to European Resuscitation Council (ERC) and American Heart Association (AHA) guidelines; to identify and explain normal function, normal signs and symptoms of serious and minor injuries and illness related to the human body; to demonstrate understanding and correct order of management in an emergency situation in a Wind Turbine Generator (WTG) environment; correct use of lifesaving First Aid using the Primary Survey A-B-C; correct use of an Automatic External Defibrillator (AED); correct use of Ordinary First Aid, the Secondary Survey; correct use of First Aid equipment in a First Aid scenario.

Course contents


GWO BSTr First Aid Module covers the following topics:

  • Legislation / Risks / Hazards

  • Anatomy

  • Life-saving First Aid and Primary Survey (A - B - C)

  • Psychological effects of First Aid

  • Sudden sickness and environmental factors

  • Types of trauma

  • Incident management and situational awareness

  • Complex incidents with several (2-5) casualties

  • Scenario-based training

Target group

GWO BSTr First Aid Module is primarily intended for personnel working in the wind industry or related fields needing to refresh their GWO BST First Aid.

Entry standards

Trainees wishing to enter this course should be medically fit and capable of fully participating. They should also possess valid BST/ BSTr certificates or training records in WINDA for the First Aid module prior to attending BSTr First Aid.

Course limitation

12 persons.


1 day