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
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
Lifting (bags, sacks, barrels, where appropriate)
Other organisation specific lifting tasks
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.
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.