Manual Handling Awareness for Wind EnergyDownload as PDF
Manual Handling Awareness for Wind Energy
LO1: Explain global and national legislation
LO2: Explain the consequences of incorrect manual handling
LO3: Describe typical muscular and skeletal injuries to the back and shoulders related to manual handling
LO4: Explain the importance of early detection and treatment
LO5: Describe typical injury reporting methods
LO6: Explain how risk assessments are used with manual handling tasks
LO7: Explain the T.I.L.E principle, and how to mitigate aggravating factors and risks
LO8: Explain the risks and hazards of Manual Handling, relevant to the job functions within the wind industry and how to avoid them.
Renewable Energy Industry
No prerequisites are required to sit this course.
The assessment is taken during the course and is within the expected duration.
The aim of this course is to provide an awareness of the basics of manual handling in Wind Energy environments. You will gain an understanding of the associated knowledge and theory components on legislation, behavioural safety, spinal anatomy, posture and planning.