• The Quadrus Centre, Boldon, Tyne and Wear, NE35 9PF, United Kingdom
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  • info@dgasafety.com

IOSH Working Safely in Renewables / Wind Energy

DGA Safety Services are committed to raising the bar of Health and Safety training, particularly within the renewable energy industry. As a result, we have developed a unique, high quality one day safety passport course aimed at any person working in the renewable energy sector needing a grounding in the essentials of health and safety in offshore & onshore wind energy.

  • Course Title: IOSH Working Safely – Safety Passport to the Renewable Energy Industry
  • Duration: One day (6 hours)
  • Target Audience: Personnel at any level in any work within the renewable energy sector
  • Content: All the health and safety basics plus environmental issues
  • Assessment: Written and practical tests included in the day’s training
  • Evidence of Learning: Certificate or Passport Card

Visit our Youtube page to sample our course presentation. We use the very latest in Isometric Illustration technology, rather than a standard PowerPoint presentation that other training providers use.

David Collier, Director of DGA Offshore Safety Services Limited commented:

“Everyone at work should have an understanding of why they must ‘work safely’ – and this course offers exactly that. Utilising our experience from working on projects such as Robin Rigg, London Array and Sheringham Shoal, we at DGA have developed a health and safety passport training course we believe is unrivalled in the renewables / wind energy sector.

At DGA Safety we have developed a course using the latest isometric software to provide a course with the specific aim to improve both competence and ultimately safely standards in the ever expanding renewable energy sector.”

The one day basic safety awareness training provides a minimum standard of understanding the hazards and risks that are present in a typical renewable energy offshore or onshore project. The course makes reference to Renewable UK’s ‘Wind Turbine Safety Rules’ guidance document and includes an examination which will ensure attendees gain the necessary knowledge to recognise wind farm hazards, take appropriate action to remain safe and know when and how to seek assistance if it is needed.

Who Should Attend?

IOSH Working safely in Renewables – Wind energy is for people at any level within the sector needing a grounding in the essentials of health and safety. Working safely isn’t supposed to turn delegates into safety experts. It focuses on the main hazards and risks within the sector and why health and safety is important, and how individuals can make a real difference to the wellbeing of themselves and others through changing their behaviour.

Individuals and companies can be assured that successful completion of this course will provide them with sufficient knowledge, terminology, understanding and behaviour to support the company on their journey to an incident free future.

Course Syllabus

The course, comprising of 5 modules, offers full step-by-step guidance and you’ll find that the highly innovative format and content inspires our delegates – critical to getting essential health and safety information across.

Module 1 – Windy Business

Part One – Key Components of a Wind Farm
Part Two – Why it is important to Work safely – Incorporating a delegate quiz

Module 2 – Defining ‘Hazard’ & ‘Risk’

Typical hazards in the Renewables / Wind Energy industry
What is Risk?
What is a Risk assessment
Controlling Risks
How do you decide what to do about risks

Module 3 – Common Hazards

Common hazards in both Offshore and Onshore Wind Farms, covering:

  • Offshore Transfers
  • Vessel Operations
  • Confined Spaces
  • Manual / Material handling
  • Working at Height
  • Sunlight (UV)
  • Remote working
  • Lifting operations
  • Waste / environmental issues
  • Electrical working
  • Welfare arrangements
  • Access / egress

Module 4 – Improving Safety Performance

How does your organisation improve safety
What are your responsibilities
What are your organisations responsibilities
Example of a Safety Management System
How to improve your safety behaviour

Module 5 – Protecting our Environment

What is Pollution
What is Waste
What can you organisation do to reduce the pollution and waste
What can you do to reduce the pollution and waste

Course Structure

The course will be delivered over a 6 hour period and delegates will benefit from the following:

  • Isometric illustration featuring state-of-the-art animation – Not death by Powerpoint!
  • A top quality delegate workbook with sections for notes and Q&A sessions, and plenty of simple, custom designed illustrations – no clip art!
  • Case Studies based on real HSE related wind farm examples
  • Quizzes to bring health and safety to life and maximise interactivity
  • A bank of assessments – delegates’ understanding of health and safety basics is evaluated using multi-format questions and a hazard-spotting exercise

Certification

Delegates who successfully complete the written and practical assessments can choose between IOSH accredited certificate or a credit card-sized ‘passport’ card.

At DGA Safety we are not solely interested in teaching our delegates to pass exams. We also strive to provide the deeper knowledge and understanding required in order to manage better and work more safely.

Our whole team trains and supports our students throughout the course, not just 9 to 5. The happy by-product is the feedback we receive.

“I was extremely pleased with the ease in which I was able to book the exam and the information provided as to where the exam was scheduled to be held at. On the day of the examination the venue was easy to find and well organised. The best part was when Kathryn telephoned me personally to advise me that I had passed as soon as she received the results rather than me having to await the postman. I would definitely use DGA Safety again as my next course provider and recommend them to others.”

Courses planned throughout the year, contact us for details

Call us on +44 (0)191 5197 336 or view our Course Calendar for availability

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Contact Us

DGA Safety Consultancy & Training
The Quadrus Centre
Woodstock Way
Boldon
Tyne and Wear
NE35 9PF
United Kingdom

T: +44 (0)191 519 7336
M: +44 (0)7584 188 307
E: info@dgasafety.com

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