Who is this course aimed at?
It will enable employees to develop safer manual handling techniques in the workplace.
Do you need previous experience or qualifications to attend this course?
No previous experience or qualifications required.
At the end of the workshop delegates will be able to understand and carry out the:-
- The process of manual handling in the workplace
- Manual handling injuries and the activities which cause them
- Manual handling assessment and control options
- Responsibilities imposed by the Manual Handling Operations Regulations
Over 36% of all work related injuries are from manual handling. In fact back injuries are the biggest cause of staff absence in the UK and yet most are preventable! This course gives employees the skills and knowledge, how to improve manual handling techniques, move and handle loads safely and be able to conduct a personal manual handling risk assessment. Can be tailored to the workplace/job.
- Understand the anatomy of the spine and the causes of back pain, how to prevent this.
- Know how to carry out basic Manual Handling Assessments.
- Understand current Manual Handling and associated Legislation.
- Demonstrate the Principles of safer Manual Handling.
- Identify unsafe systems of work.
- Select and use the right work equipment for their job
Multiple choice examinations
Available on site
Teas / coffees provided.
To make a booking please complete the booking form and return to Emma Codd at firstname.lastname@example.org