Manual Handling Training

Preventing injury at work

The courses are available for men and women over the age of 17.

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

Manual handling accidents account for more than a third of all accidents reported each year to the enforcing authorities

Courses offered

A 1- day course for employers and employees who need to move heavy objects during their working day.

We offer training to employees in the public sector and commercial businesses, individuals and people on Government schemes.

Training at your premises

If you require on-site training please call us.

 

Manual Handling course details

The course contents include:

  • Anatomy of the spine
  • Causes of back pain
  • Returning back to work
  • Moving & Handling Assessments
  • Manual Handling Legislation
  • Principles of safer Moving & Handling
  • Unsafe systems of work
  • Equipment demonstrations & practice
  • Manual Handling Risk Assessment
  • Evaluation

 

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