Manual Handling Course
This Manual Handling course is designed to help delegates recognise and better understand manual handling risks that may be present in their working environment. It provides the basic information on how best to undertake manual handling and methods to reduce risks identified.
3 hour, maximum of 12 delegates per course
Delegates will be able to demonstrate basic suitable manual handling techniques. They will also understand legal requirements and the risk factors associated with manual handling as well as the basic anatomy of the back and health issues.
Who Should Attend?
Anyone who has to undertake simple manual handling of objects as part of their job.
Why the need for Manual Handling training
Manual Handling statistics
- Legal Requirements
Health and Safety at Work act 1974
Manual Handling Regulations 1992
- Anatomy and health issues
Functions of your back
Common problems associated with the back
- Manual Handling Risk Assessments
- Ways to improve Manual Handling Tasks
- Good handling techniques – theory
- Practical session
Starting with basic box lifting and progressing to other occupational load lifts if a sufficient level of competence has been demonstrated.