Course Details

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Course Aims and Overview

Understand the laws and regulations regards manual handling in the work place. To understand risks to your back and upper body from manual handling tasks. Help you understand your manual handling responsibilities to yourself and others. Know how to lift or perform manual handling tasks properly. To learn how to carry out a manual handling risk assessment.

Duration: 0.5 day
Assessment: Oral questions throughout the course theoretical/practical assessments.
Certification: Valid for 3 years.
Maximum number of delegates per course: 8


Venue Requirements

Room required with lighting and power connections, for projector, and seating for up to 8 delegates.
Selection of site relevant items for practical assessment.

Delegate Requirements

Delegates are required to provide the tools and correct PPE.

Course Content

  • Benefits of Manual Handling
  • Examples (relevant to your work environment)
  • Law & Responsibilities
  • Effects of poor lifting techniques
  • Anatomy of the spine & types of injuries
  • Principles of leverage
  • Types of mechanical aids
  • Good lifting technique (Practical)
  • Risk Assessments - AAR/TIL.E