Manual Handling

This course is for individuals whom at work are involved in the handling of loads, manual handling training is delivered under the Health and Safety at Work, General Application Regulations 2007.  The course comprises of two main components, theoretical considerations and practical applications.  The theoretical section involves introducing the issue of manual handling and the corresponding problem of back injuries in the workplace, legislation in this regard, following up with an explanation of safer handling practices and risk assessment.  The practical section involves and explanation, demonstration and practice of safe manual handling of inanimate loads to and from the ground and from a variety of heights.  It also includes pushing and pulling loads supporting loads and team handling. A full course participation record is compiled during each course which is available to both the employee and the employer. Throughout the course emphasis is placed on avoiding unsafe practices and prevention of back injuries.

Course duration 3.5 hours & certified for 2 years:

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