Technical Skills / Safety, Health and Environment

Manual Handling Awareness


Protecting the backbone of your business

Course overview

This half day course is ideally suited to anyone who carries out tasks involving lifting or moving and is relevant for those supervising manual handling operations so that they can guide in best practice and reduce the potential for incidents or accidents.

  • What constitutes manual handling
  • How the human body works in relation to manual handling
  • Types of injuries and accident rates
  • Assessing the task and situation; selecting the right method
  • Applying regulations and best practice
  • Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992

Course benefits

  • Application of safe systems of work to reduce injury or harm caused though moving items
  • Correct use of handling equipment in supporting good lifting and moving techniques
  • Empower employees who can highlight and avoid hazards and their potential danger

Course dates and fees

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