2023-05-02 WLA_V2

Safety training

Wind Limited Access/ V2 2023-05-02


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.

Should 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. Supervised visit Describes a visit to an offshore or onshore windfarm environment, whereby the visitor is accompanied and supervised by at least two experienced GWO BST qualified persons. Supervisor Describes a person who is responsible for conducting and ensuring procedures and that safety is correctly maintained during visits and in emergencies. This includes conducting pre-use inspections on equipment and carrying out buddy checks.


A person without the training necessary to work within a WTG environment. This person is not expected to be able to act or take responsibility for safety or procedures during supervised visits.


Amendment date


Approved by & date

May 2023


GWO TC 2023

Description of changes

Changes throughout:

New layout

• GWO Requirements for Training – title updated Section Terms and Definitions

• Definition for “as low as reasonably practicable” added

• Definition for “additional fall protection” added

• Definition for “Experienced BST qualified person” added

Definition for “Infrequent visitor” updated

Section 4 Scope

Text revised and updated

Section 5.2 Target Group

Text revised and updated

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