in Training Resources
print the content item

Gravitec Systems Inc. offers a competent wind turbine climber and rescue course designed for wind industry personnel who are required to assemble and use their own fall protection systems. This 40-hour course trains workers in the principles of fall protection and rescue.

The curriculum combines interactive classroom sessions with extensive, hands-on exercises at the Gravitec Training Institute. This course can also be taught at a specific job site of the client's choosing.

All courses offered by Gravitec meet the criteria for accepted practices in safety, health and environmental training.

Written examinations and proficiency checks ensure that each participant has met Gravitec's high standards. Upon completion of the course, four continuing education units, accredited through the International Association for Continued Education and Training, are awarded.

For more information: gravitec.com.

Location: Bainbridge Island, Wash.



Trachte Inc._id1770
Latest Top Stories

Kansas Renewables Mandate Survives Yet Another Attack, But Is It Too Early To Celebrate?

Over the past three years, some legislators have tried to either weaken or repeal the state's renewable portfolio standard, which requires Kansas utilities to reach 20% renewables by 2020.


AWEA Highlights U.S. Wind Success Stories Of 2013

Despite a 92% drop in new capacity last year, the sector still has myriad reasons to celebrate, according to a new report from the American Wind Energy Association.


Feds List New Bird Species As Threatened - Should Wind Developers Be Worried?

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is designating the lesser prairie-chicken as threatened under the Endangered Species Act. An expert explains how this might affect the wind industry.


Senate Committee Passes Bill With Two-Year PTC Extension

The Senate Finance Committee has voted on a tax extenders package, which includes both the production tax credit (PTC) and investment tax credit, and sent it to the floor.


Five Common Gearbox Failures And How To Identify Them

Wind turbine gearbox failures are a major source of unplanned maintenance costs. An expert explains the most frequent failure modes and offers prevention tips.

WomenofWind_id
Acciona_id1907
JLG_id1900
UEA_id1896
bonfiglioli_id1913
AWEA_id1886