Manual Handling

This interactive course covers the essential information and knowledge along with practical application needed to ensure staff have the required understanding of the process of manual handling both safely incorporating good practice principles covering areas such as risk assessment and minimal handling principles

• Introduction to legislation including:
Health and safety
Manual Handling Operations Regulations
Provision use of Work Equipment Regulations
Lifting Operation Lifting Equipment Regulations
• Manual handling risk assessment
• Back facts and statistics
• Spine anatomy and functions
• Impacts of handling injuries
• Principles of safe handling
• Practical handling of loads

3hrs

The trainer will carry out an on-going assessment

All delegates will receive a certificate of attendance

The course can be delivered at locations to suit the client or at one of our training venues