Do you meet the international GWO standard as a professional in the (offshore) wind industry? After this training, you will know how to lift loads safely and how to prevent injuries. You will practice various moving and lifting techniques. This way, you will be able to take good care of your physical health during your work in the (offshore) wind sector.

  • Timings: 4 hours
  • Participants: Max 12 per group
  • Times: 08:00 – 12:00 / 13:00 – 17:00 hours
  • Location: Safe Site Expertise Center Vlaardingen
  • Preliminary training: None
  • Certificate: Validity 2 years 

Target group:

Employees that;

  • have to comply to the Global Wind Organisation – Basic Safety Training standard
  • work in the offshore wind sector
  • perform (hard) physical labor or repeated tasks


  • Rules and regulation regarding manual handling
  • Safe use of personal protective equipment
  • Anatomy of the human body
  • The origin and prevention of injuries
  • Practical exercises for lifting and transporting heavy objects

Training ratio:

  • 60% theory / 40% practical


  • Practical assessment by trainer