B31005 Bundled 3 – Work at Height + Trauma at Height + Confined Space

ENSA’s Bundled 3 program is an industry-leading and trusted training program specific to the wind industry’s need for development of safe access methods and rescue response procedures should an incident occur. The training is specific to wind turbine operations and comprises of three main instructional safety trainings: work at height safe access and rescue, trauma at height, and confined space entry and rescue.

Wind technicians, holding a valid First Aid/CPR/AED certificate enrolled in this 5-day training event, practice to proficiency safe methods of access and specialized rescue response procedures within primary operating locations on a wind turbine. Rescue scenarios are realistic representations of wind industry incidents and require the application of all skillsets developed and trained upon. Simply holding certification in first aid or work at height is not the principle behind the Bundled 3 program. Methods of safe access and rescue response encompass all work and rescue safety training aspects required when working at height within hazardous locations.

The Bundled 3 combines the mechanics of vertical rescue, the know-how, confidence, and skills necessary to conduct a permit-required confined space entry and rescue, and the ability to safely address medical emergencies, under a skills-based training evolution curriculum.

Particulars:
Prerequisites Basic first aid, CPR and AED
Duration of Training 40 hours
Duration of Refresher 40 hours
Student-to-Instructor Ratio 6:1
Training Compliance OSHA 29 CFR 1926 Subpart M OSHA 29 CFR 1926.146 OSHA 29 CFR 1910.151 ANSI Z359 Standards ANSI Z117 Standards

Note: MEDIC First Aid programs are accepted as equivalent to the AHA and ARC by many state regulatory authorities, the Department of Homeland Security, United States Coast Guard, and others. MEDIC First Aid is consistent with OSHA’s best practices for first aid training programs.

 
 

WE1002 Wind Energy – Authorized Climber – Safe Access and Rescue

WE1002 is designed around the specific requirements of the wind industry, and it delivers the foundational training for technicians and others who work at height during construction or operation of wind turbines. During the course, students are taught the hazards of working at height on a wind turbine and are provided with the essential underpinning knowledge required to work safely within this environment. Training covers use of personal protective equipment for working safely at height and fall rescue equipment for personal escape or casualty rescue requirements.

Training also includes appropriate decision-making when addressing fall hazards through the adoption of preventative safety culture. ENSA employs within the WE1002 course the four types of rescues identified below. The training also develops team rescue strategies, procedures and protocol essential to implementation of a successful rescue.

1. Lowering a remote casualty 2. Raising a remote casualty 3. Self-evacuation by descent 4. Rescuing another in descent

Particulars:
Prerequisites None
Duration of Training 16 hours
Duration of Refresher 16 hours
Student-to-Instructor Ratio 6:1
Training Compliance OSHA 29 CFR 1926 Subpart M
ANSI Z359 Standards

Learning Objectives:

• Demonstrate knowledge of professional safety behavior and awareness.

• Demonstrate awareness and understanding in the adherence of statutory requirements and company policies pertaining to work at height.

• Demonstrate knowledge of fall risks within the work environment and how to implement control measures against such risks.

• Through practical demonstration, conduct pre-climb protocols.

• Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of 1st principles of fall protection and fall rescue equipment, including care and maintenance.

• Demonstrate an appropriate approach to rescue situations in wind turbines.

• Through practical demonstration, effect a successful self-evacuation, ladder rescue, lowering and raising a remote casualty, and rescue of another in descent.

Course Duration Breakdown:

Day 1 – Classroom

• Registration, introduction, appeals process, and underpinning knowledge.

• OSHA and training requirements.

• Understanding safety and culture of prevention.

• Identifying hazards and implementing control measures under safe access and rescue.

• Approach to fall protection.

• Fall rescue equipment and rescue requirements.

• Suspension trauma.

• Personal information for medical responders.

Day 2 – Practical

• Authorized inspection PFPE.

• Emergency rescue equipment.

• 1st principles of PFPE.

• Post-fall suspension mitigation techniques.

• Conduct a pre-climb checklist.

• 1st principles safe climb system and ladders.

• Ladder rescue.

• Self-evacuation by descent of oneself and a partner.

• Lowering a remote casualty inside and outside of the wind turbine ladder.

• Multi-person rescue.

• Over-the-edge rigging for rescue.

Resource Materials:

Student training manual Certificate of completion, wallet card, and helmet certification sticker

 
 

TH2001 Trauma at Height

TH2001 is designed for personnel who are expected to respond to incidences of serious traumatic injuries and medical emergencies that could occur while working at height in wind turbines. This course is aimed at the specific requirements and exposures particular to wind turbines and other work at height structures where working in confinement is a requirement. Through practical assessment and problem-solving exercises, participants will learn and demonstrate how to safety assess an emergency situation, communicate the need for additional resources, provide needed care for life threatening conditions, and effectively manage victim movement to the ground, when necessary.

The exercises presented in this course are a combination of classroom discussion and demonstration scenarios, major equipment application scenarios done in controlled surroundings, and advanced skill application scenarios performed at height in multiple levels of wind turbines. Each scenario evaluates site safety and personal safety considerations, a detailed assessment of injuries or illness, and patient movement considerations. TH2001 is also employed within the B31005 Bundled 3 program.

Particulars:
Prerequisites Basic first aid, CPR and AED
Duration of Training 8 hours
Duration of Refresher 8 hours
Student-to-Instructor Ratio 8:1
Training Compliance American and Canadian Red Cross Standard First Aid and Emergency Care or Multimedia Standard First Aid courses and will satisfy the training requirements of 40 CFR 1910.151, and ANSI Z490.1-2009
ANSI Z359 Standards

Learning Objectives:

  • Site self-sufficiency when responding to trauma at height.
  • Increased ability for fast, effective response.
  • Rendering various forms of first aid in an emergency situation.
  • Implement a rescue procedure effectively within ICS protocol.

Trauma Subject Matter Foci

  • Bleeding and control of shock
  • Crushing and amputation injury
  • Heat exhaustion and heat stroke
  • Medical emergency – heart attack
  • Chemical overexposure
  • Hypothermia and frostbite
  • Suspension trauma
  • Head, neck, and spinal injury
  • Strained knee or ankle
  • Electric shock with burns
  • Back injury – overexertion
  • Fall from height – multiple impact injuries
Resource Materials

Student training manual Certificate of completion, wallet card, and helmet certification sticker

 
 

CSER2002 Confined Space Entry and Rescue

The challenges of confined spaces within wind turbines is widely recognized by regulatory agencies, manufacturers and trade associations alike. The simple utility of scale alone presents hazards and challenges when working inside these structures. Compliance under OSHA or OHSA (Canada) involve permit requirements to managerially assist in the necessary controls for exposure to hazards through isolation, elimination or control procedures. This training course caters specifically to the confined space entry and rescue requirements for operating in both permit-required and restricted space. When available the training will cover the written site-specific confined space entry program, turbine specific hazard assessments, entry permits and safe work procedures. Scenario-Based Training: The exercises presented in this course are a combination of classroom discussion and demonstration scenarios, major equipment application scenarios done in controlled surroundings, and advanced skill application scenarios performed at height in identified confined or restricted spaces a of wind turbines. Each scenario evaluates site safety and personal safety considerations, with a detailed assessment of persons operating within confined space entry teams or performing the skills needed as a member of a confined space rescue team. Rescue scenarios from blade entry, hub & nose cone entry, basement entry and in some cases a nacelle restriction will be practiced to proficiency. Particulars:
Prerequisites WE1002 or equivalent work at height safety training
Duration of Training 16 hours
Duration of Refresher 16 hours
Student-to-Instructor Ratio 6:1
Training Compliance OSHA 1926 Subpart M
ANSI Z359 Standards
Learning Objectives: Define a confined space, types of confined space permits, and the roles and responsibilities to enter a confined space.
  • Navigate confined space procedures and documentation.
  • Identify the operation and care of confined space equipment and demonstrate practical entry skills.
  • Demonstrate operation and care of confined space entrance and rescue equipment through the performance of practice rescues.
Course Duration Breakdown: Day 1 – Classroom
  • Registration, introduction, appeals process, under pinning knowledge
  • OSHA compliance requirements overview
  • Site specific written confined space entry program requirements (when available)
  • Hazard assessment review for make and model of turbines on site
  • Management of confined space entry hazards
  • Selection and correct use of appropriate PPE
  • Discussion of chemical exposures and air purifying respirators used on site
  • Roles and responsibilities for entry
  • LOTO requirements
  • Gas monitor operation workshop
  • Ventilation system workshop
  • Permit entry procedures
  • Practice entries into actual or simulated spaces
Day 2 – Practical
  • Organization and command of a confined space rescue team
  • Rescue preplanning
  • Patient packaging and extrication workshop
  • Self-rescue scenario
  • Non-entry rescue retrieval scenario
  • Entry rescue training scenarios
  • Written test
Resource Materials Student training manual Certificate of completion, wallet card, and helmet certification sticker  
 

General Disclaimer

All ENSA North America practical training exercises are implemented under a “Skills Based Evolution Process” which the student experiences as a layering approach, whereby 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 programs are structured upon a pass or fail determination criteria and are in accordance with ANSI Z490.1 – 2016 Criteria for accepted practices in safety, health, and environmental training and under ENSA’s ISO 9001-certified quality management system.

Note: Students must be medically and physically fit with a desire to work at heights. The training environment may require the use of specialized access methods such as those employed within suspension and rope access practices. These practices may be utilized as effective safety tools within the delivery of this program. They are not to be considered trained upon within this program.

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