Principles of Manual Handling
This course enables delegates to appreciate the importance of minimising risk of injury and will demonstrate safe techniques for lifting or carrying loads.
Course / Session Duration:
This is a one-day course which can be delivered online or as a traditional face-to-face tutor led session on your own site or venue.
Understand the hazards of undertaking any manual handling activity
Identify the risks involved and controls available
Establish what to anticipate from a manual handling risk assessment
Recognise any process of manual handling within the workplace
Appreciate all manual handling injuries and the activities which trigger them
Demonstrate manual handling assessment and the control options
Determine all responsibilities imposed by the manual handling operations regulations
Following successful completion candidates will be awarded a certificate
This course is designed for those who carry out any manual handling activity, and is suitable for all who handle materials, boxes, mail, and packages including both industrial and office workers.
Delegates will be assessed on a practical exercise and complete a multiple-choice assessment at the end of the course. On successful completion of the course and assessment, delegates can be issued with a certificate.