Refresh FICHA BST Working at Heights and Manual Handling Combined

Refresh basic knowledge to use basic protection equipment and perform safe work at heights and safe

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Las Palmas

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The aim of the BST Working at Heights & Manual Handling Combined Module 5 is to provide delegates with a basic knowledge to use basic protection equipment and perform safe work at heights and safe and comprehensive basic rescue from heights. Furthermore, to encourage positive manual handling and ergonomic behaviour, encourage delegates to consider alternatives to manual handling through planning and to train delegates ability to perform manual handling tasks in a safe manner in the wind turbine industry/environment.

Target audience

This course is designed to meet the initial knowledge about working at heights and manual handling techniques and risks.

Training programme

Mod. 1 Introduction
Mod. 2 Legislation and Behavioural safety
Mod. 3 Harness
Mod. 4 Fall prevention
Mod. 5 Vertical fall arrest systems
Mod. 6 Fall arrest lanyards
Mod. 7 Dropped objects
Mod. 8 Self retracting lifelines
Mod. 9 Control Measures to prevent injury during training
Mod. 10 Practical exercises
Mod. 11 Spinal anatomy and posture
Mod. 12 Planning manual handling
Mod. 13 Manual handling techniques
Mod. 14 Emergency procedure
Mod. 15 Workshop: risks and hazards and suspension trauma
Mod. 16 PPE Review
Mod. 17 Rescue devices and rigging setup
Mod. 18 Measures to prevent injury during training
Mod. 19 Rescue Exercises




Encouraged participation of delegates with interaction by questioning, practical exercises, videos and simulations.


Student notes Booklet
Additional information

Delegates pre-requisites

No prerequisites are required.

Physical and stressful demands

Training activities contained within the GWO standards may include physically demanding and potentially stressful elements. All personnel who participate must be physically and mentally capable of participating fully. The Centre shall keep a record of the delegate’s/candidate’s declaration of fitness in accordance with their document control policy or procedures.


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