Participants who have completed this course will be able to
- Recognise a load which is too heavy or awkward.
- Understand the limitations of the spine and muscular system.
- Lift and handle loads safely.
Who should attend?
All employees involved in Manual Handling.
This course will satisfy your organisations training obligations under the 2007 General Applications, Part 2 Chapter 4 Manual Handling Regulations.
Approx. 3 Hours and based on risk assessment.
Maximum Number of Candidates
10 - 12 Maximum per trainer
Information on the law relating to manual handling.
Information on the anatomy and biomechanics of the spine and muscles.
How injuries and damage take place from manual handling.
Guidance on the fitness for the task.
Information on the specific manual handling hazards identified.
Information on good handling techniques and practice.
Instruction on P.P.E.
Instruction on keeping the workplace safe.
Co-operation of employees
The company will receive a letter confirming the attendance of the employees along with their individual Manual Handling Assessment Form.
Certificate valid for three years
*Please note we do not hold public courses in this course.