GWO LU v1.0

Lift User Training Standard

V1.0

Publication date: April 1, 2021

GWO Lift User Training Standard V1.0

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LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS ..................................................................................................................... 3

TERMS AND DEFINITIONS ................................................................................................................... 4

CHANGE LOG – REVISION ................................................................................................................... 5

SCOPE ................................................................................................................................................. 7

GENERAL REQUIREMENT TO GWO LIFT USER TRAINING ..................................................................... 8

Overview ................................................................................................................................................................ 8 Target group........................................................................................................................................................... 8 Aims and objectives ............................................................................................................................................... 8 Duration of Lift User Modules................................................................................................................................ 8 Validity period........................................................................................................................................................ 9 Course Codes ......................................................................................................................................................... 9 Participant prerequisites for the Lift User training ................................................................................................ 9 Physical demands................................................................................................................................................... 9 Training Equipment................................................................................................................................................ 9 UNDERSTAND GWO LEARNING OBJECTIVES ..................................................................................... 11 Learning objectives .............................................................................................................................................. 11 Taxonomy............................................................................................................................................................. 12 Summing up on the learning objectives............................................................................................................... 13 LIFT USER MODULE ........................................................................................................................... 14 Aims and objectives ............................................................................................................................................. 14 Duration of the Lift User training module ............................................................................................................ 14 Digital training...................................................................................................................................................... 14 Instructor to Participant Ratio ............................................................................................................................. 15 Lift User Module Timetable ................................................................................................................................. 15 Detailed description of the Lift User Module ...................................................................................................... 17 Introduction to the training ............................................................................................................ 17 Lesson 2 - Legislation ....................................................................................................................................... 21 Lesson 3 - General use of lifts .......................................................................................................................... 22 Lesson 4 - Inspection on lift prior to use .......................................................................................................... 25 Lesson 5 - Operation of lift (practical exercise)................................................................................................ 28 Lesson 6 - Evacuation of lift ............................................................................................................................. 33 Lesson 7 - Shutdown after use ......................................................................................................................... 35 Test and training review ................................................................................................................. 36 EQUIPMENT LIST .......................................................................................................................... 38

GUIDELINE FOR WARM-UP EXERCISES.......................................................................................... 41

MANUAL HANDLING RISK ASSESSMENT ....................................................................................... 43

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L IST OF A BBREVIATIONS

GWO

Global Wind Organisation

WINDA

GWO training record database

WTG

Wind Turbine Generator

PPE

Personal Protective Equipment

LU

Lift user

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T ERMS AND DEFINITIONS

Term

Definition

Shall

Verbal form used to indicate requirements strictly to be followed in order to conform to this training standard and from which no deviation is permitted. Verbal form used to indicate that among several possibilities one is recommended as particularly suitable, without mentioning or excluding others, or that a certain course of action is preferred but not necessarily required. An inspection of the lift and the lift environment prior to use (may also be referred to as daily inspection). Human factors are an established science that uses many disciplines (like anatomy, physiology, physics and biomechanics) to understand how people perform under different circumstances and environments. A job site safety briefing covering the risks and hazards of the task being performed.

Should

Pre-Use Inspection

Human Factors

Toolbox Talk

Operating personnel

Any person or persons who are responsible for the operation.

Operator

The operator is the organisation (or person) who causes the product to be used. An option is the choice of a particular additional installation or equipment for the product. It is possible that the product which you are operating is fitted with none or only a few of these options. The local accident prevention regulations and general safety regulations apply to the use of this product in addition to those described in this manual. Illustrations are provided for basic understanding and can differ from the actual machine model.

Option

Accident prevention regulations

Illustrations

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C HANGE LOG – R EVISION

Amendment Date

31 March 2021

Approved by & date

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Version

V 0.1

Description of changes

Observations and feedback from pilot trainings at Windhunter (23/3-21) and Tesicnor (25/3-21) have led to the following adjustments of the training standard: Version number 0.1 and publish date changed to Ver. 1.0 1 st April 2021 Duration of theory/practical training changed to 95min/145min due to part of theory applied during practical training Aim and objectives of the LU module: Added: The training will provide the participant knowledge of multiple guiding systems and lift types in WTG. Furthermore the participant will learn to perform the necessary pre-use inspections and emergency actions – and when needed take guidance in relevant manuals. Legislation – 2.1.1 added: Examples of local legislation are: Fire precautions or parking of lift during working hours. Lesson 3 – Aim – added: During the module, analogies and differences between lift types, brands and systems will be addressed. Notes added: Note: Theory elements may be implemented in any order depending on the instructor's didactic considerations Note: Theory elements from this lesson should be completed during the practical training in lesson 5 and 6 when feasible and relevant. Element 3.3 learning objective 18) added: and recognizes the importance of inspecting and performing function test of bottom an top switches Element 3.4 New learning objective: 29) The participant recognises special conditions and restrictions in connection with use of lift during fire in the WTG Element 3.4, 3.4.2c added: Restrictions for using lift during fire in the WTG Lesson 4 – the aim is adjusted to prepare for the practical training, and added: The lesson will cover multiple lift brands, -types and -systems Note added: Note: Inspection of lifts will be practiced during the practical training, and theory elements from this lesson may be completed during the practical training in lesson 5 and 6 when feasible and relevant Lesson 5 – Learning objective added: The participants can take responsibility for performing a pre-use inspection of a lift by using the actual manual and checklist and on their own initiative seek further guidance when needed. (Ability, intermediate level) New element 5.2. added to the practical training: Pre-use inspection Learning objective: The participants can take responsibility to perform a pre-use inspection of the lift by following the pre-use inspection check list (Ability, intermediate level) The participants can open and close a door or gate (Skills, basic level) The instructor shall: Facilitate the pre-inspection exercise by offering guidance or support when needed

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The participants shall: On their own perform the pre-use inspection by following the relevant manual, guide or pre-use inspection check list. Note: To activate several participants at the same time, the pre-use inspections may be conducted in buddy- teams – one following the manual and the other performing the inspection. This also reinforces the learning Note: The following elements in lesson 5 may be covered during the pre-use inspection exercise New element 5.11 - Emergency descent (Moved from lesson 6) Learning objective: The participants can perform emergency descend of the lift (Skills, intermediate level) can explain conditions when not to use emergency descent and describe alternative actions to be taken (Knowledge, intermediate level and basic level) The participants will on their own initiative seek guidance on when not to do the emergency descent (Ability,

intermediate level) The instructor shall:

Explain conditions when not to use emergency descent and present alternative actions to be taken Design and conduct learning activities where emergency descent procedure is practiced (see element 6.3) Provide feedback on the participants’ professional and human performance The participant shall: Engage in the practical training moments and receive feedback constructively Lesson 6 – new element 6.3 – Evacuation of lift: Learning objective: The participants shows interest and willingness to perform evacuation of a lift correct and safely (Ability, basic level) The instructor shall: Demonstrate how to evacuate a lift and explain all safety precautions during the evacuation Describe examples of how to evacuate different lift types Involve all participants by raising questions related to the evacuation procedure with special attention to safety – including fall protection The participants shall: Engage in the Q&A and share experiences of lift evacuations and other experiences related to working at heights and fall protection

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S COPE

This standard has been developed in response to the demand for recognisable training in the use of lifts in the industry. It has been prepared in cooperation with the members of GWO based on specific risk assessments, data from incident and accident statistics pertaining to the use, installation and maintenance of lift in wind turbine generators. This standard describes the requirements for use of lift training that are recommended by the members of the GWO. The members of the GWO recognise trained persons as competent within the use of lift in the wind industry and accept the trained person as possessing the required knowledge to use and evacuate a lift where they as duty-holders are accountable for safety. Training is verified through the GWO database WINDA.

Additional training may be required for company or country-specific reasons.

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G ENERAL R EQUIREMENT TO GWO L IFT U SER TRAINING

Upon completion of the GWO Lift User Training (LU), participants will be aware of the risks and hazards encountered in the use of lifts within the wind industry. Furthermore, they will be able to control and mitigate those risks and hazards. The GWO Lift User Training Module will also equip participants with the ability to take responsibility and appropriately respond in the event of a hazardous situation and to increase their safety through proper use of personal protective equipment, emergency equipment, procedures and safe craftsmanship.

Overview

The GWO Lift User training is a mix of theoretical and practical elements focusing on developing the needed knowledge, skills and abilities for a wind employee to operate and evacuate a lift in a WTG. The training has a generic focus in relation to different lift types and brands, and the initiative to seek guidance when needed is a basic part of the learning objectives for this training.

Target group

Personnel working on WTGs within the wind industry where the use of lifts is required for transportation of personnel and equipment inside the WTG.

Aims and objectives

Training in accordance with this standard will enable participants to take responsibility to support and care for themselves and others while using a lift in the wind industry by possessing the required knowledge, skills and ability to conduct assigned tasks and operations in a lift safely and efficiently.

Duration of Lift User Modules

Modules

Duration

Lift User – theory

95 min.

Lift User – practical training

145 min.

Table 5-1 - Duration of the GWO Lift User Modules

Maximum duration per day

Contact time

8 hours

Total training day

10 hours

Table 5-2 - Maximum durations for training days

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Validity period

The Lift User Training is an enduring qualification and therefore a validity period does not apply to this training. This assumes that the participant is actively working with slinger signalling tasks.

Course Codes

Module

Course Code

Lift User Training Module

LU

Table 5-4 - GWO Lift User Module course codes

Participant prerequisites for the Lift User training

All personnel participating in the Lift User training shall be medically fit and capable of fully participating. Specifically, the participants must be made aware of the risks and hazards related to completing this course. Training providers shall have a procedure that requires participants to sign a statement stating that they are medically fit to participate in the training course and that they do not suffer from any medical illness that will prevent them from fully participating in the training course or subject them to hazard or risk, or are under the influence of any impeding substances like narcotics or alcohol. Annex 2 of the Requirements for Training Providers: “ Medical Self-Assessment Form ” shall be used if no other equivalent procedure is in place. Participant s’ signatures testifying to their medical fitness shall be collected prior to the start of the GWO Lift User training module.

Physical demands

The GWO Lift User Training Module may potentially be physically demanding.

If there is any doubt regarding the medical fitness of any participant, the training provider shall stop training with the participant and seek a physician’s advice .

Note:

Practical exercises shall be designed and delivered solely to meet this standard and shall not place any physical or mental demands on the participants other than those required to meet this standard.

Training Equipment

The training provider shall ensure that the staff, facilities and equipment are in place to support the training of the participants.

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The equipment required for training as listed in Annex 1 must be available and must fulfil national legal requirements as listed in table A3-1 in Annex 3 where applicable.

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U NDERSTAND GWO L EARNING O BJECTIVES

Learning objectives

Learning objectives describe what the participant should know and be able to do when the training is completed. The learning objectives are based on the mitigating precautions analysed in the risk assessment, and are the foundation of the learning activities, the course contents and what the participant performance assessment must be based upon.

Coherence between the learning objectives , the learning activities and the assessment is essential.

The purpose of this alignment is twofold:

1. To conduct learning activities that are directly focused on reaching the learning objectives. 2. That assessment of how well the learning objectives are met is done in close coherence with what the participant has practiced during the learning activities and in a comparable environment .

Figure 6-1 Alignment figure

Enabling learning objectives are further sub-specifications of the learning objectives. Enabling objectives are what the instructor should be concentrating on when observing the participants ’ performance and development in action . Furthermore, evaluation should be focused on the enabling objectives as well as on the learning objectives. Ability is what is performed and presented during real-life exercises as well as in the real work situation and is the sum of experiences, knowledge, skills and attitudes. To be able to focus training on building up the necessary abilities, the learning objectives are described according to the taxonomy in the three domains: Knowledge, Skills and Ability.

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Taxonomy

The GWO Taxonomy offers:

Guidance and support for Training Providers when designing both focused and assessable learning activities from the stated learning objectives. Guidance and inspiration for instructors when executing learning activities and when assessing the participants ’ learning outcome.

Digital advice when feasible.

Instructions and guidance for auditors when auditing in the pedagogical and didactic scope.

Learning objectives are presented in three taxonomic levels: 1) Basic, 2) Intermediate and 3) Advanced level. The three levels in each domain are described as follows:

Knowledge

Skills

Ability

The participant understands a topic in a holistic view, where risks, advantages and disadvantages are considered forming the background for reflected assessments or decisions for action.

The participant can experiment and refine their skills as well as reflect and evaluate on the behaviour and reactions in relevant situations. The participant can test the applicability of the skill and distinguish between relevant and less relevant situations to apply the skill in. Basic cognitive and practical skills required to apply relevant instructions and procedures to solve routine problems using simple rules and tools.

Can adapt and act responsibly in new ways, pay attention to the safety of fellow workers and propose development of safety procedures. Safety-awareness and responsibility is an instinctive part of the ability. The participant can act independently, is able to identify connections and risks in work-related situations and take initiative and responsibility for feasible mitigating actions on the job.

The participant can account for how things are done or can explain how a piece of equipment or a tool is used .

The participant can describe a topic, name its constituent parts or simply refer to it. Basic knowledge is observed by a one-dimensional objective: “I can tell a fact”.

The participant can act independently in familiar work situations.

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The taxonomy levels in the learning objectives are defined by a reasonable number of precise and explained action verbs. These action verbs are presented in a progression of increasing complexity – beginning on the basic level, where the participant can name, recognise or describe a tool or a procedure, and ending at the advanced level, where the participant can take responsibility and even assist fellow workers on the work site. The taxonomy and the presentation of action verbs in the progressive order imply that the previous taxonomic competences are already achieved. Learning objectives in this standard are followed by an indication of the domain and taxonomy level brackets (e.g. Skills, intermediate level).

Summing up on the learning objectives

A specific action verb indicates a taxonomic complexity level that calls for specific learning activities for the participant to reach the decided learning objectives.

During the learning activity the participant shall practice doing what the action verb indicates.

In addition to this, the instructor’s evaluation in action as well as the evaluation at the end of a module or a training becomes transparent when the participant’s ability to meet the learning objectives is assessed by comparing the participant’s performance with the action verbs and contents of the learning objecti ve.

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L IFT U SER M ODULE

Aims and objectives

The aim of GWO Lift User training module is to enable the participant to use a lift in a WTG correctly. The training will provide the participant knowledge of multiple guiding systems and lift types in WTG. Furthermore the participant will learn to perform the necessary pre-use inspections and emergency actions – and when needed take guidance in relevant manuals.

Overall learning objective:

The participants can on their own take responsibility for using a WTG lift correctly and safely, and will on their own initiative seek guidance when needed (Ability, basic level)

Duration of the Lift User training module

The total contact time for completing this Lift User training module is estimated to be 4 hours. This is based on the time estimate given in the module timetable.

The training provider must not exceed the times per day given in table 9-2 below.

The training provider must ensure that sufficient time is allowed for participants with prior experience to share their experiences related to the use of lift in a way that is constructive for the entire class.

Maximum duration per day

Contact time

8 hours

Total training day

12 hours

Table 7-1 - Maximum durations for training day

Note: Contact time includes delivery of course lesson contents, practical exercises and activities directly related to these .

The total training day includes contact time, meals and breaks and travel between training sites (where applicable).

Digital training

When the training is conducted digitally, duration of the training will be variable due to e.g. the individual participant’s learning rate or the type of media used.

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Instructor to Participant Ratio

The ratio shown for theory sessions indicates the maximum number of participants that can attend the course.

The ratio shown for practical sessions indicates the maximum number of participants to be supervised by one instructor during each activity.

Module

Session

Instructor to Participant Ratio

Theory

1:12

Lift User

Practical

1:6

Table 7-2 - GWO Lift User training Module instructor to participant ratio

Note:

When participants are split in more than one location for practical training, the ratio shall be 1 instructor per location.

Lift User Module Timetable

This section gives approximate duration of each of the lessons and elements. The training provider may choose to deliver elements of the training according to other timetables, provided that the total duration is not reduced, and the duration of practical elements are not reduced in length.

Theoretical elements should be delivered during the practical exercises whenever feasible.

The approximate duration is calculated in a 6 participant view.

Approx. Duration

Lesson

Element

1 Introduction to the training

1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8

Safety instructions and emergency procedures Facilities Introduction Scope and main learning objectives Ongoing assessments Motivation Human factor Personal Protective Equipment

5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5

40 min.

2 Legislation

10

TOTAL

10

3 General use of lifts

3.1

Standards for use of lift

5

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3.2 3.3 3.4

Transport of personnel and equipment Lift functionality General safety in use of lift

5 5 5

TOTAL

20 min.

4 Inspection of lift prior to use (Theory and practical)

4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5

General purpose of pre-use inspection Pre-use inspection checklist Pre-use inspection steps, outside the lift Pre-use inspection steps, inside the lift Inspection of lift - Safety

5 5 5 5 5

TOTAL

25 min . (50 min.)

5 Operation of lift (Practical)

5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5 5.6 5.7 5.8 5.9

Initial safety precautions Pre-use inspection Stay in danger zone Safety in the lift travel range Safety inside the lift Fences and gate Faults and damages Empty transfer Unstable objects in the lift Safety when operating lift Emergency descend

10 30 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 10

5.10 5.11

TOTAL

90 min.

(75

min.)

6 Evacuation of lift

6.1 6.2

Operation of doors Rescue and evacuation plan

5 10

TOTAL

15 min.

(45

min.)

7 Shutdown after use

7.1 7.2

Lift in parking position, general Shutdown procedure

5 10

TOTAL

15 min.

8 Test and training review

8.1

Theory test

10

8.2

Training review

5

8.3

Feedback session

10

TOTAL

25 min.

GRAND TOTAL

240 min.

Table 7-3 - GWO Lift User training Module timetable

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*) Theory test may be conducted simultaneously with the practical trainings

Detailed description of the Lift User Module

The learning objective specified for the Lift User Module is:

At the end of the training, the participants can independently use a lift in a WTG in routine work situations and on their own take initiative and responsibility to seek brand-specific or other guidance or help when needed. (Ability, Basic level)

Note: The administrative part of the course registration should be carried out before the course commences.

INTRODUCTION TO THE TRAINING

40 min.

The aim of this lesson is to enable the participants on a training facility to engage in the training safely and motivated while recognising what is expected of them during the training.

After having successfully completed lesson 1 of the Lift User/ Module, the participant can:

Recognise what is expected of them throughout the module (Knowledge, basic level)

Name and point out local emergency procedures and facilities (Knowledge, basic level)

Discuss the relevant human factors and explain the implications thereof (Knowledge, intermediate level)

Explain the use of correct PPE (Knowledge, intermediate level)

SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS AND EMERGENCY PROCEDURES

Learning objective:

The participant shows interest or curiosity in the safety and emergency procedures at the training facility (Ability, basic level)

The instructor shall:

Explain and ask involving questions aiming at:

Safety instructions according to internal procedures

Emergency procedures and emergency exits in the areas where the participants can be expected to be located during the course

Site-specific chemical safety rules and instructions

Participants shall:

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Engage in answering questions on local safety and emergency procedures

FACILITIES

Learning objective:

The participant can recognise the location of facilities at the training location (Knowledge, basic level)

The instructor shall:

Present a general description of the facilities at the training location (Administration, dining area, restrooms, toilets, etc.)

Alternative activity: Walk the tour and point out facilities

Participants shall:

Note relevant facilities and ask questions when in doubt

INTRODUCTION

Learning objective:

The participant shows interest in fellow participants and the course content and design (Ability, basic level)

The instructor shall:

Explain and ask involving questions aiming at the programme of the Lift User Training Module, including breaks and mealtimes

Give a short introduction of themselves, including their backgrounds as instructors

Ask for participants ’ expectations of the training and their learning or development

Participants shall:

Give a short introduction of themselves, including job function and expected primary geographic work location and share expectations on the training

SCOPE AND MAIN LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Learning objective:

The participants can recognise the scope and main objectives of the Lift User Training Module (Knowledge, basic level)

The instructor shall:

Present the scope and main learning objectives of the Lift User Training Module

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Involve participants with questions on understanding and individual experiences on the use of lifts

The participant shall:

Engage in answering questions and share experiences on the use of lifts in WTG

ONGOING ASSESSMENTS (PARTICIPANT ASSESSMENT FORM)

Learning objective:

The participant recognises the assessment procedure and the aim of the ongoing assessment (Knowledge, basic level)

The instructor shall:

Explain the reasons for the ongoing assessment

Explain the layout of the GWO participant assessment form and how it will be used

The participants shall:

Engage themselves in discussions and ask questions when in doubt in relation to the assessment procedure

MOTIVATION

Learning objective:

The participant shows interest and willingness to engage in the learning activities (Ability, basic level)

The instructor shall:

Explain and lead a discussion on:

The importance of personal involvement in the course

The definition of and the need for basic lift understandings and abilities

Note: Positive motivation is the driving force for commitment, and the instructor should make a focused effort to support growth of the necessary attitude and motivation in the participant.

The participants shall:

Engage themselves in discussions and share experiences on the use of lift in WTGs

Note:

When the participants succeed by trying out on their own, bring their relevant experience into play and apply learning points from the instructor’s feedback, the participant develops a positive attitude and responsibility towards the subject and the performance in the work situation

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ELEMENT 1.7 - HUMAN FACTOR

The aim of the element is to initiate the participant’s focus on how human performance and taking responsibility influences a safe work environment, and to prepare for the continued focus on human factors during practical training and exercises.

The instructor shall:

Present the Human Factor influence on accidents in the wind industry. (Relevant statistics may be applied) Lead a discussion about the role of the individual in improving human performance and how this can improve the safety of offshore operations. Ensure that learning objectives aiming at the ability domain are trained for in the practical exercises. Ensure that constructive feedback on the participant’s performance involve human factor criteria when these are defined in the learning objective such as the ability to take responsibility or to act independently.

Facts and Human Factor Criteria:

The consequences of human factor in accidents offshore are influenced by the following terms and conditions:

Attention and perception

Group behaviour and peer pressure

Weather conditions

Weather delays

Noise levels

Site layout and housekeeping

Fitness and health

Domestic and work-related stress

Workload (both overload and underload)

Fatigue

Time pressure and deadlines

Alcohol, medication and substance abuse

The participants shall:

Engage in discussions and share experiences on the Human Factor influence on accidents in the use of lift, engage in and reflect on received feedback and take responsibility on their own performance and development during the training

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PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT

Learning objective:

The participant can describe the need for correct PPE (Knowledge, basic level)

The participant can identify and describe the correct use of PPE (Knowledge, basic level)

The instructor shall:

Ask questions on the participants’ knowledge on the relevant PPE equipment including: helmet, shoes, safety glasses, gloves, high visibility clothing (Harness and fall-arrest may be presented), GWO Lift User training

Participants shall:

Engage in instructor ’ s questions and share experiences on the use of PPE

Note:

PPE is expected knowledge, and the learning activity should only be conducted when necessary

Lesson 2 - LEGISLATION

10 min.

The aim of this lesson is to enable the participants to comply with national/local-specific, company-specific and brand-specific legislation when using a lift in WTGs.

After having successfully completed lesson 2 of the Lift User Module, the participants:

Can explain how brand-specific, company-specific or national/local-specific legislation may affect the use of lift (Knowledge, intermediate level)

Will on own initiative search for relevant legislation issues on site (Ability, basic level)

The instructor shall:

Present examples of the positive effect of applying legislations – and of failing to apply relevant legislation. Examples of local legislation are: Fire precautions or parking of lift during working hours. Facilitate group discussion on the effect on applying relevant legislation and how human factor may influence this

Participants shall:

Engage in group discussion and share experiences on legislation in relation to the use of lift in WTG

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Lesson 3 - GENERAL USE OF LIFTS

20 min.

The aim of this lesson is to introduce a general understanding of the features and functionality of lifts in WTG with particular focus on general safety in the use of lift. During the module, analogies and differences between lift types, brands and systems will be addressed.

After successfully having completed this lesson of the Lift User Module, the participants:

Can recognise the standards and norms for using a lift in WTG correct and safely (Knowledge, basic level)

Note: Theory elements may be implemented in any order depending on the instructor's didactic considerations

Note:

Theory elements from this lesson should be completed during the practical training in lesson 5 and 6 when feasible and relevant.

STANDARDS FOR USE OF LIFT

Learning objectives:

The participants can recognise the standards and norms for using a lift (Knowledge, basic level)

The instructor shall:

Lead a discussion on:

Purpose for use

Correct use, in general

Limits for use,

Installed safety equipment

Participants shall:

Engage in group discussion and share experiences on the use of lift, and how human factor may influence this

TRANSPORT OF PERSONNEL AND EQUIPMENT

Learning objectives:

The participants can describe the risk of transferring more than the maximum permitted number of people or payload (Knowledge, basic level) The participants can recognise that the transport of people in automatic drive is prohibited (Knowledge, basic level)

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The participants can explain the consequences of overloading the lift (Knowledge, intermediate level)

The participants can describe how to “overload auto - stop” to descend (Knowledge, basic level)

The participants can describe how to use the lift by use of send/call station on different lift brands (Knowledge, basic level) The participants can describe the necessity of using a two-way communication system when using the plant (Knowledge, basic level) The participants show interest and will take responsibility for the most important passenger safety issues within the lift, e.g. attachment point requirements and load distribution (Ability, basic level)

The instructor shall:

Explain criteria and potential hazards for transportation of personal and equipment in a lift

Facilitate a discussion on:

Risks, hazards and responsibilities when transporting personnel and equipment in WTG Lift

Overload, automatic safety precautions and communication

The human factor influence on the safety during transportation of personal and equipment in a lift

Participants shall:

Engage in group discussions and share experiences on the use of lift and how human factor may influence this.

Suggestions for alternative or additional learning activities.

The participants discuss in smaller groups appointed topics related to transportation of personal and equipment in a lift and share conclusions and reflections in plenum. The instructor shall provide constructive feedback to the groups. The participants answer questionnaire on transporting personnel or equipment in lift. Questions must support and challenge the partici pants’ reflections and decision making.

ELEMENT 3.3 - LIFT FUNCTIONALITY

Learning objectives:

The participants can recognise differences of most common limit switch types on different lift brands (Knowledge, basic level)

Operation related

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Safety related The participants can describe the function of the bottom and top switches, and recognizes the importance of inspecting and performing function test of bottom an top switches (Knowledge, basic level)

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The participants can recognise distinguishes and differences between doors and gates (Knowledge, basic level)

The participants can describe the use of key for safety locking (Knowledge, basic level)

The participants can describe the general function of fences/gates in a safety perspective (Knowledge, basic level) The participants can explain how to open the door during normal operation (in safe zone) and in emergency situations (Knowledge, intermediate level)

The instructor shall:

Explain general functionalities of lifts in WTGs and show examples on the topics

Facilitate group discussions on:

Functionalities of lifts in WTGs

Opening doors in normal and emergency situations

Participants shall:

Engage in group discussions and share experiences on the use of lift

GENERAL SAFETY IN USE OF LIFT

Learning objectives:

The participants can describe the risks of entering the area where the lift is landing in its lowest position (Knowledge, basic level) The participants show interest and willingness to respect safety distances in the work area (Ability, basic level) The participants can describe the risks from leaving the lift at other positions than the prescribed points (Knowledge, basic level)

The participants can explain the function of the safety brake (Knowledge, intermediate level)

Participants can explain the safety function of overspeed system (Knowledge, intermediate level)

The participants can recognise a standard rescue concept template (Knowledge, basic level)

The participant recognises special conditions and restrictions in connection with use of lift during fire in the WTG

The instructor shall:

Explain general functionalities of lifts in WTGs and show illustrative examples from different brands and guiding systems, including:

Fixed guiding

Wire/Cable guiding

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Rack and Pinion

Facilitate group discussions on:

Functionalities of lifts in WTGs

Opening doors in normal and emergency situations

Restrictions for using lift during fire in the WTG

Participants shall:

Engage in group discussions and share experiences on the use of different brands of lifts

Suggestion: In small groups, each group discusses their appointed topic, prepares a short presentation, and presents their key (learning) points in plenum.

The instructor shall provide constructive feedback to the groups

Lesson 4 - INSPECTION ON LIFT PRIOR TO USE

25 min.

The aim of this lesson is to prepare the participant to conduct inspections prior to the use of lift and to understand the necessity of seeking guidance when needed. The lesson will cover multiple lift brands, -types and -systems.

After successfully having completed this lesson of the Lift User training Module, the participants:

Can take the responsibility for only using the plant when all components are inspected and considered in a technically flawless condition, and to seek guidance when needed. (Ability, basic level) Note: Inspection of lifts will be practiced during the practical training, and theory elements from this lesson may be completed during the practical training in lesson 5 and 6 when feasible and relevant

GENERAL PURPOSE OF PRE-USE INSPECTION

Learning objective:

The participants can recognise that pre-use inspections are required before use of the lift (Knowledge, basic level)

The instructor shall:

Describe possible risks and hazards in using lifts that can be avoided by a pre-use inspection

Ask involving questions to challenge the participants’ understanding and to collect participants ’ experiences

Participants shall:

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Engage in Q&A and share own experiences on pre-use inspections of lift

PRE-USE INSPECTION CHECKLIST

Learning objectives:

The participants are interested in obtaining the specific instructions and follow the brand ’ s checklist (Ability, basic level)

The instructor shall:

Present (or hand out) an example of a pre-use inspection checklist and lead a discussion on the most important points in the checklist

Participants shall:

Engage in the group discussions and share experiences on the pre-use inspections of lifts

PRE-USE INSPECTION STEPS, OUTSIDE THE LIFT

Learning objectives:

The participants can take responsibility for checking cables and wires and on their own initiative seek guidance when needed (Ability, basic level) The participants can recognise different types of wear and damage wires and cables can have (Knowledge, basic level) The participants can take responsibility to follow the inspection list for top and bottom switches, and on their own initiative seek guidance when needed (Ability, basic level) The participants can responsibly conduct function test of top and bottom switches (Ability, basic level)

The participants can open and close a door or gate (Skills, basic level)

The instructor shall:

Describe and show examples of wear and damages on wires and cables that can be avoided by a pre-use inspection

Facilitate group discussion on possible risks and hazards in using lifts with damaged wires or cables

Present example of an inspection list for top and bottom switches and describe the procedure for function test

Conduct a practical exercise on doing the pre-use inspection steps outside the lift

Provide feedback on discussions and on participants’ professional and human performance and experiences during the practical exercise

Participants shall:

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Engage in group discussions and practical exercises, receive feedback constructively and share own experiences on the inspection responsibility

PRE-USE INSPECTION STEPS, INSIDE THE LIFT

Learning objective:

The participants can recognise different overload protection systems (Knowledge, basic level)

The participants can explain the principles of performing an overload inspection (Knowledge, intermediate level)

The participants can perform a function test of overload system (Skills, intermediate level)

The instructor shall:

Present overload protection systems from multiple lift brands

Facilitate group discussion on the principles of performing an overload inspection

Conduct skills training on performing an overload inspection

Provide feedback on discussions, skills training and participants’ experiences

Participants shall:

Engage in group discussions and skills training, receive feedback constructively and share own experiences on the inspection of lift

INSPECTION OF LIFT - SAFETY

Learning objectives:

The participants can account for the procedures of how to inspect relevant components. (Knowledge, Intermediate level) The participants can explain the relations between technically flawless components and the mitigation of risks – including sufficient lightning. (Knowledge, Intermediate level)

The instructor shall:

Present and sum-up the procedures of how to inspect relevant components of the lift

Facilitate group discussions on procedures of how to inspect relevant components in different lift brands and models Facilitate group discussions on the relations between technically flawless components and the mitigation of risk Provide constructive feedback on discussions and the participants’ shared experiences on inspection of lift in relation to safety

Participants shall:

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