Course Details

Overview

The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 require employers to ensure that all employees are trained and competent in manual handling.

Over 33% of all work-related injuries are from manual handling. In fact, back neck and musculature injuries are one the biggest cause of staff absence in the UK and yet most are preventable!

This manual handling training course is a superb way to show your work force how to lift safely in a high impact 4 hour course. Once your staff have attended this manual handling training course, they will know how to lift and move workplace items safely and correctly thus helping them look after their back and body properly and your business will be protected from the cost of absenteeism and litigation.

Objectives

This Manual Handling Training Course provides the necessary information and training for organisation’s to understand more about the risks associated with manual handling, how to undergo a risk assessment and how to ensure appropriate control measures are put in place.

  • Course introduction
  • Spinal anatomy, structure and function
  • Manual Handling Legislation
  • Manual Handling Risk Assessment
  • Applying risk assessment to manual handling
  • Principles of safer Moving & Handling
  • Causes of Manual Handling injuries
  • Identify hazards
  • Moving & Handling Assessments
  • Equipment demonstrations & practice
  • Evaluation

Who Should Attend

The course is aimed at all employees and we recommend that employers should consider safer manual handling as part of induction training for all new employees.

Course Aim and Duration

The course will last 4 hours and introduces delegates to the hazards and risks involved in manual handing. It will equip delegates with the ability to develop safer manual handling techniques in the workplace, we also tailor our course to meet the needs of your particular workplace and the individual’s needs, our expert trainers will make this course interesting and relevant to the workplace for the delegates.

Course Summary

  • Course Duration: 4 hours, usually 8:00pm to 4:00pm
  • Open Course Price: please call
  • Training Course Price: Please call our team for a competitive quotation
  • Maximum number of Delegate Ratio: 12
  • Course Schedule: Classroom Based Theory + Practical Training and Assessment
  • Prerequisite: None
  • Accreditation: Certs Assured Training Ltd / NUCO
  • Assessment: Practical Skills Assessment
  • Certification: Each successful delegate will receive a Certificate of Training and Photo ID Card (valid for 3 years)

Book On The Course

Online booking unavaliable for this course, please contact us for further details.