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Manual Handling

WHY DO STAFF NEED MANUAL HANDLING TRAINING?

Manual handling training is extremely important because the number of staff that are injuring their backs at work and pursuing their employers as a result is on the rise.

WHO IS THIS TRAINING COURSE FOR?

This course is for any person who is involved in manual handling in the workplace.

OBJECTIVES

To learn how to improve manual handling techniques, move and handle loads safely and be able to conduct a personal manual handling risk assessment.

MANUAL HANDLING TRAINING COURSE CONTENT

  • 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

COURSE BENEFITS

Over 33% of all work related injuries are from manual handling. In fact back injuries are the biggest cause of staff absence in the UK and yet most are preventable!

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