GWO Manual Handling

GWO Manual Handling equips the technician with the knowledge ot operate safely in their work place. Part of the wider GWO Basic Safety Training accreditation alongside the other core modules.

Manual Handling

Technicians will be able to 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.
  • to identify aspects of their job tasks that could increase a worker’s risk of developing muscular/skeletal injuries.
  • understanding of safe practices of Manual Handling, including the correct handling of equipment.
  • to identify signs and symptoms of injuries related to poor Manual Handling techniques and have knowledge of reporting methods.
  • a problem solving approach to Manual Handling in a wind turbine environment.
  • Manual Handling risk reduction techniques.

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