Health, Safety & Environment

GWO Manual Handling Refresher

Duration:  0.5 day
Per Delegate:  £85.00

Practical Content


Theoretical Content


Delegates must have hold a current GWO BST Manual Handling certificate achieved within the last 2 years.

Delegates are required to be WINDA registered before arriving for the course. To register please visit and follow the instructions through the delegate registration portal. Please contact our Customer Service Team if you need assistance with this.

Key Learning Outcomes

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

Course Content

  • Legislation and behavioural safety
  • Spinal anatomy and posture
  • Planning manual handling
  • Measures to prevent injury during training
  • Manual handling: risk controls & proper manual handling technique


Delegates will be assessed by observation to demonstrate they have achieved the key learning outcomes detailed above.

PPE Requirements

PPE not required.

Further Information

Delegates are required to fill in a medical self-assessment form to certify they are capable of fully participating.

Target Audience
Target Audience

Personnel who will be working in the wind industry or related fields and will have their duties in a wind turbine environment, usually in physical contact with a wind turbine or WTG structure.


GWO Certificate, valid for 2-years.

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