GWO Manual Handling


The aims of this module are to give the participants awareness through theoretical and practical training to encourage positive Manual Handling behavior and perform Manual Handling activities in a safe manner in the wind turbine industry/environment, in accordance with GWO Manual Handling.


Upon completion of the course, the trainee will have achieved skills and basic knowledge about:

  • 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 of Manual Handling, including the correct handling of equipment
  • Identify signs and symptoms of injuries related to poor Manual Handling techniques
  • Demonstrate a problem solving approach to Manual Handling in a wind turbine environment
  • Demonstrate Manual Handling risk reduction techniques

Admission Requirements:

Valid health certificate


24 Month




12 participant maximum