Manual Handling

Objective

To provide delegates with a thorough understanding of how to minimise the risk of injury to themselves and others by increasing awareness of potential manual handling hazards in the workplace and their outcomes.

Course Content

  • Health & Safety at work Act 1974
  • Manual Handling regulations
  • Accident static’s
  • The functions of the spine and muscular system
  • Typical injuries
  • Hazard identification and assessment of:
  • The task
  • The load
  • The working environment
  • Individual capabilities
  • Correct handling techniques
  • Practical exercises and tuition

Training Method

A highly interactive practical and classroom based course, concludes with practical assessment and theory test demonstrating the candidates full understanding of the training.


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