Manual Handling (GWO)


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

The 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 in 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.

This Manual Handling (GWO) 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.

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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.

Requirements for participation:
In order to participate to the training, participants need to have a valid offshore medical certificate or declaration of good health from their doctor. We can arrange a Nogepa medical examination for the participants on our training facilities. On you can find a certified doctor nearby to book the declaration of good health yourself.

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 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.

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Manual Handling (GWO) €139,- incl. WINDA registration fee
Manual Handling Refresher (GWO) €139,- incl. WINDA registration fee
Complete GWO Training Combination price €1399,- incl. WINDA registration fee
(Optional) NOGEPA medical approval + shoulder measurement €180,-
(Optional) Shoulder measurement €45,-
(Optional) NOGEPA, Norwegian medical approval + shoulder measurement €200,-

More information: 0031-10 428 38 60

€145,- incl. WINDA registration fee, excl. 21% VAT

GWO BST Manual Handling certificate

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0,5 day

2 years

Quarantaineweg 98 3089 KP Rotterdam - Heijplaat

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