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Principles of Manual Handling

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Course Details

This half day Principles of Manual course outlines the duties which are placed on employers and self employed persons in all industries and services to identify and avoid, if possible, the need for certain manual handling work activity.. This reduces the risk of manual handling injury and you will be able organise work stations to make handling tasks easier and provide information to persons undertaking manual handling.
Any work involving LIFTING – PUTTING DOWN – PUSHING – PULLING – CARRYING – MOVING is affected by Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992.
Injuries from manual handling have long been recognised as a major source of occupational injury and ill health, making it one of the most common causes of injuries at work.

Benefits to you

On completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • understand the requirements of Manual Handling and Lifting for all employees
  • use the correct Manual Handling Skills for use in the work place

Course Contents

  • The process of manual handling in the workplace
  • Manual handling injuries and the activities which cause them
  • Manual handling assessment and control options
  • Responsibilities imposed by the Manual Handling Operations Regulations

Who should attend?

Anybody who needs an introduction to moving and handling techniques.

What's Included

  • Tuition
  • Course Notes
  • Refreshments
  • Course Certificate