Worker Lifting Cardboard Box

MANUAL HANDLING

TRAINING AIM

This course is designed to provide you or your staff with the skills to carry out manual handling tasks correctly therefore avoiding physical injury. By attending this course, you are complying with health and safety regulations



LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Dangers of careless and unskilled methods

  • Principles of levers and laws of motion

  • Anatomy of the spine and muscular system

  • How the body is harmed through incorrect handling techniques

  • How to handle loads safely

  • Lifting to and from ground level

  • Lifting to and from a height

  • Pushing

  • Pulling

  • Lifting (bags, sacks, barrels, where appropriate)

  • Other organisation specific lifting tasks

  • Competence testing



COURSE OUTLINE

This course is aimed at engaged in manual handling activities during their working day. The course covers methods and procedures of carrying out manual handling tasks correctly and therefore avoid back injuries.



COURSE DURATION

3 Hours

ASSESSMENT & CERTIFICATION

Participants will complete a written assessment and practical assessment.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

The course is suitable for anybody engaged in Manual Handing activities during the course of their work.

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