Manual Handling

Manual Handling

Overview

This course provides learners with valuable knowledge and understanding of the importance of safe manual handling, risk assessments for manual handling and guidance on appropriate control measures.

In our course, our NEBOSH trained health and safety expert will ensure that you and your staff understand manual handling and are able to carry out tasks in a safe manner.

Content

  • Introduction

       The reasons why we need to have manual handling training

  • Legal requirements

       Health and safety at work act 1974

       Manual Handling Regulations 1992

  • Anatomy

       The spine

       Common problems associated with incorrect manual handling

       Staying healthy

  • Risk Assessment

       Understand how manual handling risk assessments contribute to improving health and safety

       TILE approach

  • How to improve manual handling tasks

       Understand and practice good techniques

  • Assessment

       Paper-based assessment and results within 5 working days

Who should attend?

This course is suitable for  anyone in the organisation whose role includes lifting or carrying