The safe return to GWO training

According to an online survey conducted by GWO, training centers expect 59% of typical course volumes in May, reaching 91% in July. Companies are proceeding with caution and careful preparation by tailoring their centers to minimize risks to participants, instructors,...

New flexibility extension for refresh training

Due to the strict coronavirus containment measures, GWO had already proposed a flexibility deadline for the extension of refresh courses until June 1, 2020. This deadline has been extended again until December 31, 2020. GWO Safety Training normally has a validity...

Apply online to extend your IRATA certificate

IRATA has created an online system that allows technicians to request the temporary extension of their IRATA certificates that have expired due to the restrictions applied to the population to contain the spread of the COVID-19 disease. We recommend that all...

Collaboration agreement of Total HSE in Chile

Collaboration agreement of Total HSE in Chile

We are happy to inform you all that the Total HSE family has gained a new member: a renowned member of the National Technical Training School for Work at Height & Rescue with Rope (E.N.A.C.T.R.A.R.) from Chile, with whom we have signed a long-term collaboration...

IRATA technician certificate extensions due to COVID-19

IRATA technician certificate extensions due to COVID-19

Due to the sanitary measures taken by almost all the governments of the world to contain and slow down the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes the disease COVID-19, the IRATA executive has decided to implement measures with immediate effect. We take into...

Extended flexibility for audit rescheduling

Extended flexibility for audit rescheduling

Restrictions on international travel and training due to SARS-CoV-2 has caused delays in audits. GWO recommends that auditors and training centers follow guidelines regarding possible delays in certification activities: Certifications, re-rectifications and...

Extended flexibility of extension for refresh training

Extended flexibility of extension for refresh training

This measure does not mean that employers and providers are exempt from ensuring that workers have adequate safety competencies. GWO Safety Training normally has a validity period of 24 months. To maintain the validity of the training, a refresher course must be taken...

Guidance on the continued delivery of GWO training

Guidance on the continued delivery of GWO training

We explain to you the GWO recommendations for training centers, students and teachers on the continuity of GWO security training temporarily adapted to the health emergency circumstances caused by the new SARS-CoV-2 virus, better known as "coronavirus". The GWO...

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