GWO Manual Handling

Safe lifting and carrying of loads

GWO Basic Safety Refresher Training Manual Handling

Basic Course Informations

According to GWO Basic Safety Training Standard and recommended by DGUV

Validity of the certificate for this course: 24 months

GWO BSTR Manual Handling

EUR 123.00 plus VAT
EUR 146.37 incl. VAT

0.5 days / 4 lessons


Dates for this course will be fixed in consultation with you. Request


In theoretical and practical sections of the course participants are taught how to properly apply lifting and carrying techniques that protect the back while incorporating safety measures. The safe lifting, carrying and moving of loads is instilled by means of practical exercises.

Persons who have already successfully completed the Manual Handling in accordance with GWO have the opportunity to refresh their theoretical knowledge and practical skills in order to receive new certification.

Teaching content

  • Legislation, risks and dangers
  • Anatomy of the spine and posture kontrolliertes Heben
  • Controlled lifting
  • Practical exercises

Target group

Persons working in the construction, operation, maintenance and repair of offshore wind turbines.


Participants in a refresher course must already have successfully completed a valid basic training course or a valid refresher course.

A minimum of physical fitness is expected. Participants must not have any health-related restrictions, especially of the respiratory tracts, cardiovascular diseases or spinal disorders.

In accordance with youth protection legislation, the minimum age for participation is 18 years.

Number of participants

6 to 12 persons


A GWO certificate will be awarded on successful completion of the course.

The certificate is valid for two years.

General information

Please bring protective work clothing, safety footwear and suitable work gloves.

WINDA Database

If required, the course certificates will be uploaded onto the GWO’s WINDA database.
Please note that it is only possible to upload the course onto the WINDA database if we are informed of the participant’s WINDA-ID by the start of the course.
For refresher courses it is also necessary to provide the expiry date of the preceding certificate.

The certificate cannot be uploaded without this information.

Information as download:

GWO BST data sheet

Course contact

Alicia Lee-Johannsen

Lecker Strasse 7
25917 Enge-Sande
Tel.: +49 4662 89127-13
Fax: +49 4662 89127-88

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