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Manual Handling Awareness

Please find the full course description further down the page.

This course is not available for online booking. Please contact us regarding possible dates.

  • Duration

    1/2 Day

  • Language

    English

  • Course code

    LBS096

Manual Handling Awareness

Objective

The purpose of course is to instruct personnel on how to manual handle loads more safely, and how to reduce the risk of manual handling injuries. With the use of mechanical handling equipment. This course applies to office, workshop, warehouse and transport staff

Target Group

With an unacceptable amount of time off work due to back injury, sprains and strains, employers seek to reduce these losses through cost-effective training to all staff.

Prerequisites

Not applicable for this course

Examination

On successful completion of this course delegates would have completed a theoretical test, and will have a general awareness of Manually handling loads and techniques to prevent injury and also an awareness of factors taken into consideration when completing an assessment of manual handling.

On successful completion of this course an in house training provider certificate will be issued.

Course Contents

Legislation and regulations
Whats the problem, statistics HSE/STEP guidance
Function of the human spine and types of injury
Assess the operation
Risk assessment, avoiding manual handling, mechanical aids
Manual handling techniques and practical demonstration
Records and reviews of manual handling assessments