MANUAL HANDLING TRAINING COURSE

 
The course is designed to meet the needs of a wide range of staff from those with obvious work related handling tasks through to sales and office staff who may have much less manual handling involved in their work related activities.

COURSE CONTENT
HEALTH AND SAFETY LAW
Employers have a legal obligation under the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 to make a sufficient and suitable assessment of the risk to employees from the manual handling of loads.

MANUAL HANDLING OPERATIONS REGULATIONS
  • AVOID the need for hazardous manual handling, so far as is reasonably practicable;
  • ASSESS the risk of injury from any hazardous manual handling that can’t be avoided and
  • REDUCE the risk of injury from hazardous manual handling, so far as is reasonably practicable

EFFICIENT MOVEMENT PRINCIPLES
  • Dynamic stable base
  • Friction
  • Elbows close to the body
  • Natural curves
  • Communication

TRAINING IN MANUAL HANDLING
  • Manual handling risk factors and how injuries can occur
  • How to carry out safe manual handling including good handling technique appropriate to work for the individual's tasks and environment

THEORETICAL AND PRACTICAL ASSESSMENT OF DELEGATE UNDERSTANDING
Theoretical and practical sessions to allow the trainer to identify and put right anything he/she is not doing safely

COURSE DURATION
4 hours - Course 1 - Initial training course
2 hours - Course 2 - Refresher training course
 
ACCREDITATIONS
Proskills UK, The National Skills Academy - Materials, Production and Supply providers.

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MANUAL HANDLING TRAINING

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