GWO Manual Handling - HFR Solutions Training Centre, Hessle Nr Hull

By HFR Solutions CIC | Event Date: 31 Mar 2017

GWO/RUK Manual Handling standard outlines the basic skills recommended for people working on wind turbines.

Date of Next Course: Friday 31st March

Venue: Fire Service Headquarters, Hessle - Nr Hull

Duration: 1/2 Day

Awarding Body: GWO & RUK (Global Wind Organisation & Renewables UK)

HFR Solutions CIC has attained the RUK & GWO accreditations, therefore is able to deliver the GWO Manual Handling training course as part of the five key GWO and RUK training facets for employees, contractors and technicians to achieve the recognised industry standards and qualifications for working within the renewables sector or simple just revalidate an existing GWO & RUK qualification.

Course Syllabus

The GWO Manual Handling Training Course syllabus covers the following elements;

  • General health and safety duties of employers/employees
  • Overview of relevant legislation, standards and guidance
  • Incident / Injury reporting
  • Manual handling outline / hierarchical approach
  • Hazards and risks associated with manual handling
  • Principles of spinal / shoulder anatomy and potential for injury
  • Neutral posture / signs and symptoms of injury
  • Equipment pre and post use checks
  • Housekeeping / Planning / Environmental factors
  • Benefit of warm up/ stretches / causes and consequences of injury
  • Early detection and treatment
  • Risk assessments / Control measures
  • Safe lifting techniques

    Upon successfully completion the RUK Manual Handling & GWO Manual Handling Training Course, delegates will receive a certificate to confirm they have successfully completed this course.

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