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Manual Handling

Who should attend?

This 6hr course is aimed at those who undertake any manual handling activities i.e. lift, push or pull heavy weights as part of their work. The module introduces students to the hazards of manual handling, the risks and controls available and how to format a Manual Handling risk assessment

Aims and Objectives

Successful completion of this module will prepare candidates to look carefully at their own work activities and contribute to the development of safer methods and tasks in co-operation with their managers and supervisors, with the aim of reducing injuries related to manual handling

Course content

The Health and Safety at Work ActManual Handling RegulationsAssessing Hazards and RisksTypes of injuriesResponsibilities of the EmployerResponsibilities of employee

Principles of handling techniques which will include:
  • Task.
  • Individual capabilityLoad.
  • Environment.
  • Practical Session
Course Dates:
  • 15/01/2019
  • 12/03/2019
  • 20/06/2019
  • 05/08/2019
  • 15/10/2019
  • 05/12/2019

6 Hrs