Fire Safety

Course Particulars

Course Code: WAHA/WTG-WTG-FS101

Duration: 1 Day

Student/Instructor Ratio: 8:1

Training Compliance: HSA, HSA, OSHA.

Working AT Height – Academy ™  are proud to introduce our Wind Turbine Generator Fire Safety Course for your convenience.

Course Aim:  This course on Fire Safety focuses on the practical skills and Evacuation required for safe  operation within a restricted area of movement found within a remote Wind Turbine Generator environment.

Learning Outcome

  • to demonstrate knowledge in the development and spread of fire,
  • to demonstrate knowledge of the causes of fires in wind turbines and the danger they relate,
  • to identify any sign of a fire in a wind turbine environment,
  • to demonstrate knowledge of the contingency plans in a wind turbine environment, including smoke detection and emergency escape procedures;
  • to demonstrate correct actions on discovering a fire, including correct operation of firefighting equipment

Course Outline

  • Health and Safety Legislation
  • Fire Hazards
  • Risk Assessment
  • Fire Combustion & Fire Spread
  • Gasses and Vapors
  • Emergency Procedures in a Wind Turbine Generator
  • Fire Extinguishers
  • Safety Data Sheets
  • Fire Prevention
  • Fire Extinguishers skills
  • Fire Suppression Equipment in a Wind Turbine Generator
  • Humen Behaviour around fire systems


All Delegates will be evaluated in accordance with local legislation and Guidelines on the main objectives for Fire training. 

Working at Height limited practical training exercises are implemented under a “Skills Based Evolution Process” which the student experiences as a layering approach, where by a basic foundation is established and through reaffirmation and confirmation additional practical skills are applied to effectively demonstrate and apply through hands on experiences the complexities of work and rescue at height achieving success through confidence by all who participate.

Reaffirmation through testing is applied with the addition of correction to 100%. This unique philosophy in learning ensures all incorrectly answered test questions are tabled under whole group discussion to ensure maximum retention and understanding by all students.

 All training in conducted in accordance with:

  • Health & Safety Authority – Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 – Ireland
  • Fire Services Act 1981
  • European Agency for Safety & Health at Work – Framework Directive (89/391EEC) – European Union
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration USA
  • National Fire Protection Agency USA
  • ISO 29990:2010 Learning Services for non-formal education and training – International
  • ISO 45001 – Occupational Health and Safety Management

Course duration: This is a three-day course for experienced trainers with an existing training qualification.

Additional Information

Certified PPE is required for this course.

Course Participation Method

In-Person only

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for any person entering a Wind Turbine Generator as part of there day to day work. This course has the minimum basic skills that will enable them to work in a safe manner in Wind Turbine Generators.

Certification & Assessment

Delegates who successfully complete the course will receive a Working at Height Limited Certificate in Wind Turbine Generator Fire Safety.

Assessment Method

  1. 20 Multiple Choice Questions.
  2. Practical Skills Assessment

Compliance A Regulation

All Working at Height Limited Programs for Work at Height & Rescue are fully compliant to;

  • ISO 7165:2009 Fire Fighting – Portable Fire Extinguishers
  • NFPA 10 Portable Fire Extinguishers
  • EN 2016/364 Portable Fire Extinguishers

IMS Ref:5.9.TC.7.7.4 

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