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Manual Handling


Project Info

Project Description

Candidates required to lift or move objects for their employment, should take this course.

To provide participants with information on current manual handling legislation including risk assessment.

What’s included:

  • Introduction to the course
  • Aims and objectives
  • Statistical information on accidents and injuries
  • Cost considerations
  • Health and Safety Considerations
  • Legislation
  • Risk assessment
  • Injury types
  • Skeletal and muscular
  • Manual handling techniques
  • Practical session on lifting and moving loads
  • Feedback and questions

By the end of the course candidates will be able to:

  • Explain the Risk Assessment process required by the Manual Handling Regulations.
  • Explain the process of carrying out an individual assessment before every lift/move.
  • Perform correct manual handling techniques for lifting and moving loads




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