GWO - Refresher - Working at Heights



In theoretical and practical training sessions, the participants are tought the correct handling and use of personal protective equipment against fall from a height (PPE) for work and under the risk of falls from a height in accordance with the guidelines of BG and GWO. 


Extract from training contents
• Legal basis, user responsibilities
• Risks and dangers during activities at height, in particular the focus of the activity environment on moving units
• Equipment - application, handling, maintenance and care
• Material science
• Climbing on climbing protection systems of different manufacturers
• Redundant procedures and securing when working at height
• Selecting and evaluating anchor points
• Methods of self- and external-rescue (active and passive) from climbing systems, traffic installations and special places of activity; storage
• Evacuating from confinded spaces
• Safe handling and use of fall arrest and rescue (lifting) devices

Target group
Persons working in areas at risk of falling, e. g. in the design, operation, maintenance and repair of wind turbines and other high-altitude infrastructures
• Physical fitness
• Proof of a valid GWO Working at heights basic training course
• Proof of a valid medical examination according to G41 or comparable
• Proof of valid company first-aider (9 teaching units according to DGUV regulation 1)
Number of participants
maximum of 12 participants
1 day (8 hrs)
• Certificate
• Safety Logbook entry
• Entry in GWO database WINDA
Validity of certificate
• GWO certificate: 2 years
• PSAgA certificate accourding to DGUV: 1 year
Equipment to bring along
Please bring protective clothing, safety shoes, clothing adapted to the weather and work gloves.
If you want to use your own PPE, you must show that it is in perfect condition (proof of the last test by a competent examiner) before taking part in the training.
In any case, we will provide you with a free rental equipment for participation in training.


Course GWO - Refresher - Working at Heights
Number 210615_WAHR
Places available 0
Date 15.06.2021 – 15.06.2021
Duration 1 Day(s) - 1 Lesson
Place Maritimes Trainingszentrum Wesermarsch
An der Weinkaje 7
26931 Elsfleth
Weekday Tue
Price € 330,00
VAT excl.
Contact Heinemann Projektberatung
An der Weinkaje 4
26931 Elsfleth
Tel. 044049875402
Registration deadline 14.06.2021 23:55
Status Fully booked / Deadline expired
No. Date Time Description
1 15.06.2021 09:00 – 17:00 GWO - Refresher - Working at Heights - Praxis