Manual Handling

Provide the candidate with the knowledge and various practical skills involved in manual handling. Demonstrate the practices of manual handling and lifting as described in the Approved code of Practice for Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 (as amended)

Who should attend?

All personnel who are at risk of injury through carrying out manual handling tasks as part of their work duties.

Content

  • The Manual Handling Operations Regulations
  • Health & Safety at work act 1974 & other relevant legislation
  • Provision and use of work equipment regulations
  • Duties as Employers
  • Duties of Employees
  • Identifying the load
  • Practical application of lifting, pushing, pulling and carrying
  • Types & causes of injury
  • Anatomy of the spine

Training/Assessment Methods

Mix of classroom-based theory and practical exercises.

Available Dates

We run these courses on a regular basis, please contact us to arrange a suitable date and location or just fill out our enquiry form or call us direct on 0141 445 0404.

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