GWO - Manual Handling (Basic a. Refresher)

Through theoretical and practical training, the participants are taught skills that enable them to apply lifting techniques in a professional manner, including safety measures. The knowledge contents coveyed are intended to provide a basis for the conscious use of physical resources and health maintenance and to supplement occupational health management.


Extract from training contents
• Legal basis
• Sector and job-related workplace situations with regard to manual tasks
• Identifying, assessing and eliminating, documenting special sources of danger during physical work
• Anatomy - stress and consequential action
• Signs and symptoms of (chronic) injuries/physical limitations
• Physiologically problematic circumstances/requirements; development of safe and body-sparing options for action
• Risk reducing techniques and handles for manual work; lifting and movement techniques
• Lifting and loading
• Preparation of a workplace-related risk and hazard assessment
• Last Minute Risk Analysis

Target group
Persons with activities in wind energy or related industries
Basic-Course: none
Refresher-Course: Proof of a valid GWO Manual Handling Basic-Course
Number of participants
maximum of 12 participants
0,5 days (4 hrs)
• Certificate
• Safety Logbook entry
• Entry in GWO database WINDA
Validity of certificate
2 years
Equipment to bring along
Please bring protective clothing, safety shoes and work gloves


Course GWO - Manual Handling (Basic a. Refresher)
Number 191018_MH
Places available 12
Date 18.10.2019 – 18.10.2019
Duration 1 Day(s) - 1 Lesson
Place Maritimes Trainingszentrum Wesermarsch
An der Weinkaje 7
26931 Elsfleth
Weekday Fri
Price € 130,00
VAT excl.
Contact Heinemann Projektberatung
An der Weinkaje 4
26931 Elsfleth
Tel. 044049875402
Registration deadline 17.10.2019 23:55
Status Open for applications
No. Date Time Description
1 18.10.2019 13:00 – 17:00 GWO - Manual Handling