GWO Manual Handling

The GWO Manual Handling course aims to encourage safe positive behaviour of manual handling and manual handling activities within the energy industry. The course is delivered in accordance with GWO Manual Handling and through theoretical and practical training.

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Course Content:

  • Demonstrate understanding of the importance of carrying out work duties in a safe and sound manner in accordance with the legislative requirements of their geographic location
  • Identify aspects of their job tasks that could increase a worker’s risk of developing muscular/skeletal injuries
  • Demonstrate understanding of safe practices for manual handling including the correct handling of equipment
  • Identify signs and symptoms of injuries related to poor manual handling techniques and have knowledge of reporting methods
  • Demonstrate a problem solving approach to manual handling in a wind turbine environment
  • Prove manual handling risk reduction techniques


Assessment of Course:

Candidates will be assessed through observation of practical skills. Upon successful completion of the course a certificate will be provided to the candidate and will be valid for two years


Delegate Requirements:

Courses are of a strenuous nature; therefore a good level of fitness is advised. Delegates must be medically fit. Delegates attending this course must have a good understanding of verbal and written English language.  We can accommodate any delegate with special needs providing we are advised at time of booking


Duration: Half Day

Delegate Numbers: Maximum 12