Manual Handling

WHO SHOULD ATTENDPicture1

Any person who is involved in manual handling in the workplace and wants to learn how to conduct a personal risk assessment and move and handle loads safely.

AIMS & OBJECTIVES

To understand legal responsibilities relating to manual handling, key principles for safer lifting and handling and how poor manual handling techniques can put the body at risk; to develop techniques for safer handling & lifting and to carry out manual handling assessments. The course is suitable for all those involved or manage manual handling tasks.

PROGRAMME

Legal Responsibilities

Understanding the Manual Handling Regulations

Employer and employee duties

Body Works

Previous histories of “back related” & Common Problems

Human Movement

Manual Handling Assessments

Incorrect/Poor Techniques

Mechanical Aids, Teamwork

A Deadly Trap!! No really. A technically competent group of individuals were Carrying their hot drinks up the stairs, with inevitable consequences. You've already figured out the solution. They did too.

A Deadly Trap!!
No really.
A technically competent group of individuals were Carrying their hot drinks up the stairs, with inevitable consequences.
You've already figured out the solution.
They did too.

Handling Assessments Individual & teams

Good Techniques – Putting In Practice