Manual handling (an introduction to)
3 hour, maximum 12 delegates per course
Our expert trainers will ensure that you and your staff have a full understanding of everything presented in this 3 hour course.
Delegates will be able to demonstrate basic suitable manual handling techniques. They will also understand legal requirements and the risk factors associated with manual handling as well as the basic anatomy of the back and health issues.
Who Should Attend
Anyone who has to undertake simple manual handling of objects as part of their job.
- Legal requirements
- Anatomy and health issues
- Manual handling risk assessments
- Ways to improve manual handling tasks
- Good handling techniques theory
- Practical session
Why the need for manual handling training
Manual handling statistics
Health and Safety at Work act 1974
Manual Handling Regulations 1992
Functions of your back
Common problems associated with the back
Starting with basic box lifting and progressing to other occupational load lifts if a sufficient level of competence has been demonstrated.