GWO manual handling refresher: course content

Trainer: 1
Duration: approx. 5h including breaks

Content:

  • Definitions
  • Legal basis

    • Legislation / training

      • Worldwide
      • Europe
      • Germany

  • Risks and hazards
  • Anatomy and posture
  • Systematic lifting and carrying

    • Safe lifting techniques
    • Safe carrying techniques

  • Risk checks and lifting techniques
  • Consequences of incorrect lifting and carrying
  • Risk factors for injuries and back problems
  • Safe conduct
  • Dealing with accidents
  • Practical exercises: “Lifting and carrying”