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GWO Manual Handling

Course Code S11-0

Course Cost: £85.00 + Vat Per Delegate

Forthcoming Course Dates

25 September 2019 HFR Solutions CIC Training Centre 1/2 day
16 October 2019 HFR Solutions CIC Training Centre 1/2 day
13 November 2019 HFR Solutions CIC Training Centre 1/2 day
18 December 2019 HFR Solutions CIC Training Centre 1/2 day

Training Course Information

Achieve your GWO Accredited Manual Handling Training Accreditation

Date of Next Course: Wednesday 25th September

Venue: HFR Solutions CIC Training Centre, Hessle, Nr Hull

Duration: 1/2 Day

Awarding Body: GWO (Global Wind Organisation)

Book Your RUK/GWO Manual Handling Training Course With HFR Solutions CIC

Course Benefits

The GWO Manual Handling standard outlines the basic safety and competence recommended by the Global Wind Organisation (GWO) trade associations, for personnel involved with work on wind turbines and any associated site or project infrastructure within the renewables sector.

Looking to work within the renewables sector or revalidate your existing GWO Manual Handling qualification

RUK & GWO Manual Handling | Man with trolleyHFR Solutions CIC has attained the GWO accreditations, therefore is able to deliver the GWO Manual Handling training course as part of the five key GWO 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 qualification.

GWO training accreditations compass the following five key modules;

 GWO Manual Handling - HFR Solutions delivers the GWO basic safety training modules




HFR Solutions CIC - Meeting Your GWO Manual Handling Training Requirements

Due to our purpose-built training facilities and flexible working approach, we can deliver the GWO Manual Handling course or all five GWO training facets over an intensive four-five day training program. 

Renewables manual handling training - delivered by HFR Solutions CIC | Boxes on trolleyCourse 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
  • The benefit of warm-ups / stretches/causes and consequences of injury
  • Early detection and treatment
  • Risk assessments / Control measures
  • Safe lifting techniques

Customer Testimonials - Don't Just Take Our Word For It ......

“We would have no hesitation in using HFR Solutions for meeting our future training requirements and would happily recommend them to other businesses. Their close alignment with Humberside Fire & Rescue has helped our business develop and implement safer systems of work and best practices in fire safety and working at heights.”   
Chris Akehurst, Owner, Offshore Wind Services 

If you are looking for a highly reputable training provider based in the Humber region, who delivers GWO Manual Handling Training Courses, please contact HFR Solutions CIC on 01482 398521 today.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the GWO Manual Handling Training Course, delegates will receive their GWO Manual Handling certificate to confirm successful completion of the course.


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