The Global Wind Organisation (GWO) is a non-profit industry body founded by wind turbine manufacturers and owners for the purpose of reducing the risk of injury within the industry through the development of safety standards and common procedures.

The standard put forward by the GWO are designed to reflect the risks technicians face at work.

The training courses developed by GWO include Basic Safety Training (BST) standard and the Basic Technical Training (BTT) Standard.

GWO training is carried out by GWO certified training providers such as The Maritime Skills Academy in partnership with HART Training.