Number of Delegates: Maximum 12
Duration: Half Day
Overview: 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.
Who Should Attend
Anyone who has to carry out Manual Handling activities.
Manual Handling Regulations
Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations
The functions of the spine and muscular system
Hazard identification and assessment of:
The working environment
Correct handling techniques
Practical exercises and tuition
By the end of the course delegates will be able to:
Summarise the legislation and manual handling regulations that relate to lifting in the workplace
Appreciate the financial impact on industry caused by injuries from poor manual handling
Identify and assess potential hazards and choose appropriate methods of risk control which includes the selection of any lifting equipment that may be required
Carry out manual handling techniques in a safe and efficient manner
Upon successful completion of the course, each successful delegate will receive an in-house certificate, valid for 3 years.
Delegates attending this course should be 18+ and be physically and mentally fit to withstand the rigours of training.