Manual Handling (GWO) Refresher

This training is accordingly to the guidelines of the Global Wind Organisation (GWO).

The Refresher Training Manual Handling GWO is designed for staff working in the wind industry, involved in the construction, maintenance or service for onshore and/or offshore wind turbines and wind farms. The delegates are taught knowledge and skills in providing first aid inside and near wind turbines. In this training delegates will learn techniques for manual handling with the aim to reduce risks. The acquired knowledge and skills contribute to a safer working environment within the wind industry.

Are you interested in this training? Use the ‘Book now’ button to view the schedule and book the training.

This Manual Handling (GWO) Refresher training contents:

  • The importance of working safely and responsibly in accordance with statutory requirements;
  • Activities that increase the risk of muscle or skeletal injuries;
  • Ways to work safely and in a healthy posture and correct use of equipment;
  • Symptoms related to poor lifting technique;
  • Reporting any accidents and injuries sustained;
  • Thinking in terms of solutions with all the limitations posed by the act in a wind turbine;
  • Risk mitigation techniques in the field of manual trading.

What should I bring?

  • Valid identification (passport, identity card, driving license);
  • Valid medical examination certificate.

You will receive a sticker for your safety passport (PSL) after the training. A safety passport is optionally available from us for € 17.50 (excl 21% VAT)

Winda registration
As from October 17, GWO training participants will have to register in WINDA for a delegate profile. Once you have completed your registration, you will receive a WINDA ID which you must send to info@STC before you complete the training. The WINDA ID is your personal identification and all of your future GWO training will be associated with this ID.

Register for a Delegate profile using a smartphone, tablet or a computer at

Besides the GWO Manual Handling, the following training courses can be booked:

First Aid Refresher; (Click here for more information on this training)
Fire Awareness Refresher; (Click here for more information about this course)
Working at Heights Refresher; (Click here for more information on this training)
Sea Survival Refresher; (Click here for more information on this training)

Medical examination (click here for more information)

A requirement to participate in the refresh training, the participant must hold a valid GWO Manual Handling certificate.

This training is part of our standard offer, please contact STC NEXT for a booking at 0800 – 1412.

Training times:
This training is given in addition to other GWO trainingmodules or separate and there for training times may vary.

The training is given in English. We can organize this training in a different language for groups on request and if necessary with an private interpreter.

A good physical condition is required.
Participants may not exceed 124 kilos in relation to the bearing capacity of the materials that are used during the training.
We kindly advise you to bring your own safety shoes.

Manual Handling Refresher (GWO) €150,- incl. WINDA registration fee
Manual Handling (GWO) €150,- incl. WINDA registration fee
Complete GWO Training Combination price €1.499,- incl. WINDA registration fee
(Optional) NOGEPA medical approval + shoulder measurement €190,-
(Optional) Shoulder measurement €45,-
(Optional) NOGEPA, Norwegian medical approval + shoulder measurement €210,-