Global Wind Organisation (GWO): Basic Safety Training

The Global Wind Organisation is a non-profit body founded by wind turbine manufacturers and owners. They strive for an injury free work environment in the wind turbine industry, setting common international standards for safety training and emergency procedures

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Basic Safety Training (BST) for personnel in the wind industry aims to provide the essential skills needed to work safely. Here you can learn more about the selection of GWO courses and find courses that fit your needs. . Our courses are certified by GWO – the Global Wind Organisation, which ensures that delegates can apply their skills and certificates working in the wind industry all over the world.

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Improving Safety and Productivity in the Wind Turbine Industry 

GWO criteria adapt to reflect safety hazards in the wind turbine industry and to ensure a safe work environment for anyone working in the wind turbine industry. To accommodate the emerging industry, MSTS Asia offers GWO Basic Safety Training to assist business stay safe beyond the regulatory requirement. Not only that, we (MSTS Johor Training Centre) is the first training in Malaysia approved by GWO to conduct the training.


GWO Basic Safety Training


5 Days


2 Years

Target Group

Personnel who will be working in the wind industry or related fields and will carry out their duties in a wind turbine environment, usually in physical contact with a wind turbine or offshore wind structure.

Personnel that perform job functions that have been risk assessed by their employer or workplace, where training according to one or more modules of the BST standard may mitigate the identified risks.

  • All personnel participating in Basic Safety Training shall be medically fit and capable of fully participating.
  • Training providers shall have a procedure that requires participants to sign a statement stating that they are medically fit to participate in the safety training and that they do not suffer from any medical illness or are under the influence of any narcotic substance or alcohol. Annex 2: Medical Self-Assessment Form shall be used if no other equivalent procedure is in place.
  • Participants’ signatures testifying to their medical fitness shall be collected prior to the start of the basic safety training course.
  • Participants shall have created a personal participant profile in WINDA and provide their own WINDA ID prior to completing the BST training.
Mode of Learning
  • Training at Centre (Available at MSTS Pasir Gudang, Johor only)
  • Blended Learning (Available at MSTS Singapore)
  • MSTS Pasir Gudang, Johor
  • MSTS Singapore




Basic Safety Training - Onshore
4 Days
Basic Safety Training Refresher - Onshore
3 Days
Basic Safety Training - Offshore
5 Days
Basic Safety Training Refresher - Offshore
4 Days
BST - First Aid
1.5 Days
BST Refresher - First Aid
1 Day
BST - Manual Handling
0.5 Day
BST Refresher - Manual Handling
0.5 Day
BST - Fire Awareness
0.5 Day
BST Refresher - Fire Awareness
0.5 Day
BST - Working at Height
1.5 Days
BST Refresher - Working at Height
1 Day
BST - Sea Survival
1 Day
BST Refresher - Sea Survival
1 Day



GWO: BST - First Aid
From 1 Day + Online
GWO: BST - Manual Handling
From 0.5 Day + Online
GWO: BST - Fire Awareness
From 0.5 Day + Online
GWO: BST - Working at Height
From 1 Day + Online
GWO: BST - Sea Survival
From 0.5 Day + Online

GWO Approved Centre

In Malaysia

 RelyOn Nutec offers GWO training at a number of our facilities including Pasir Gudang in Malaysia, Esbjerg in Denmark, Rotterdam or Amsterdam in the Netherlands, Oostende in Belgium, Bremerhaven in Germany or Teesside in the UK.


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