WHO SHOULD ATTEND
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.
Understanding the Manual Handling Regulations
Employer and employee duties
Previous histories of “back related” & Common Problems
Manual Handling Assessments
Mechanical Aids, Teamwork
Handling Assessments Individual & teams
Good Techniques – Putting In Practice