GWO Fire Awareness - Energy Innovation

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GWO Fire Awareness

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GWO Fire Awareness

Fire Awareness is a part of basic safety training, both onshore and offshore. 3 hours.

The aim of this course is to give the Participants the basic knowledge and skills through theoretical and practical training. Participants should be able to prevent fires, make appropriate judgements when evaluating a fire, manage evacuation of personnel and ensure all are safely accounted for in the event of an unmanageable fire. If the incident is judged to be safe, the Participants should be able to efficiently extinguish an initial fire by using basic hand held fire fighting equipment. The BST Fire Awareness Module shall ensure that:

The BST Fire Awareness Module shall ensure that:
  • The participants are able to demonstrate knowledge of the development and spread of fire.
  • The participants are able to demonstrate knowledge of the causes of fires in wind turbines and the dangers related to this.
  • The participants are able to identify any sign of a fire in a wind turbine environment.
  • The participants are able to demonstrate knowledge of the contingency plans in a wind turbine environment including smoke detection and emergency escape procedures.
  • The participants 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.