Manual Handling Course

Manual Handling Training Course

Eligibility

This course is suitable for persons who work in any role that requires physical handling of goods, equipment or people.


Course content

The course is designed to provide an understanding of the effects of poor manual handling, socially, physically and commercially to workers of all roles.

Students will understand the legal aspects and duties that employers and employees have in respect of manual handling.

They will appreciate all actions defined as manual handling and gain a thorough knowledge of the assessment required to be carried out prior to a manual handling action.

Instruction will cover the use of alternatives to manual handling and the approved method of manually handling loads individually and in groups will be demonstrated and practised.


Outcome

Students will be able to recognise who is potentially at risk from a manual handling injury and understand their own and their employer’s duties regarding Manual Handling Legislation.

Learners will assess a manual handling event and select the resources that are required and available to handle safely. They will demonstrate the correct manual handling technique using several different loads in groups and individually.

The instructor will coach students in the correct stance and grip lifting technique approved to reduce risk from injury.

Gain knowledge of Manual Handling Legislation.
 

Courses

Course Length
2 or 2.5 Hours

Hours
Times to be arranged to suit students needs.

Location
At your Workplace.

Price
£485 + VAT for 2 Hours for upto 20 delegates. £560 + VAT for 2.5 Hours for upto 20 delegates

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