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Manual Handling (Wind Turbines)

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Manual Handling (Wind Turbines) GWO Approved

How to ensure a positive manual handling behaviour is demonstrated at all times, and enabling candidates to perform manual handling activities in a safe manner in a wind turbine environment, in accordance with the legislative requirements of their geographical location.

Key Facts

  • Duration - ½ day
  • Assessment - written and practical
  • Instructor/candidate ratio - 1:10
  • Award alignment – course meets GWO approved manual handling standard
  • Accreditation - GWO certificate
  • Lifespan - 2 years

 

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Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course delegates 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 geographical location
  • identify aspects of their job tasks that could increase a worker's risk of developing muscular/skeletal injuries
  • demonstrate understanding of safe practices of Manual Handling, including the correct handling of equipment
  • identify signs and symptoms of injuries related to poor Manual Handling techniques and have knowledge of reporting methods
  • demonstrate a problem-solving approach to Manual Handling in a wind turbine environment
  • demonstrate Manual Handling risk reduction techniques

Upcoming Course Dates

LOCATION START DATE DURATION
Fife (Scotland) 21/09/2018 0.5 Day Enquire
Fife (Scotland) 19/10/2018 0.5 Day Enquire
Fife (Scotland) 16/11/2018 0.5 Day Enquire
Fife (Scotland) 07/12/2018 0.5 Day Enquire

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