Manual handling

This half day Manual Handling course is designed for employees who are carrying out lifting and handling tasks as part of their work.

Manual handling
It will cover the following topics
  • The employers and employees responsibilities for HSE compliance.
  • Basic spinal anatomy and biomechanics
  • Common types and mechanisms of manual handling injuries
  • How to identify and reduce risks of manual handling relative to work practices and individual behaviour (method of lifting, posture, benefits of exercise etc.)
  • How to identify and reduce risks of relative to the task, the load, the working environment and the individual capacity.
  • Demonstration and practice of basic techniques
  • Discussion of problems specific to employees.
Maximum class size 12 participants.

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