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Manual handling

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

All personnel who are required to carry out moving and handling operations in the workplace.

AIMS

The course of training is intended to develop the knowledge and competence of personnel to enable them to understand how musculoskeletal injuries occur, the consequences of injury, and how to adopt the correct manual handling posture to reduce and avoid injury; and use lifting aids to reduce risk of injury

OBJECTIVES

At the end of the course delegates will:-

  • Understand and know how manual handling injuries are caused and the risks to them
  • Understand the need to plan for safe manual handling operations, and how to identify safer alternative methods of lifting and m oving loads
  • Be able to carry out a simple manual handling risk assessment
  • Know the principles of safe manual handling
  • Have an appreciation of the HSE MAC Chart system

TRAINEE NUMBERS

A maximum of 12 trainees to one instructor will be permitted providing facilities are suitable.

DURATION

Half day (3½ hours)

ACHIEVEMENT MEASUREMENT

Skills and knowledge will be assessed throughout the course by the use of questions and answers, practical exercises, instructor observations and a final knowledge retention assessment questionnaire.

METHOD OF DELIVERY

The course will consist of sessions using presentation, video, syndicate exercises, demonstrations using examples of materials to be lifted or moved, and discussion opportunities.

Training Partners

In order to provide the widest range of safety training courses to our clients, we are supported by a number of well established training partners, who hold all necessary accreditations for courses that they deliver on our behalf.

The courses listed on this page are delivered by our training partners.


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