Principles of Manual Handling

Chamber Member Price: £90

Non-Member Price: £100

It makes good business sense to comply with the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992. Manual handling activities at work are a common cause of work place accidents and longer term disorders such as back pain and mobility problems. This course is strongly recommended for those who carry out manual handling activities, as it introduces the hazards and risks associated with manual handling, and provide an insight into risks, controls and what to expect from a manual handling assessment.

After attending this course delegates will be able to:

  • Understand what is meant by the term manual handling
  • Recognise how manual handling can cause injury
  • Understand the principles of controlling manual handling risks
  • Understand how to undertake manual handling assessments
  • Understand and apply manual handling regulations
  • What is manual handling
  • Definition of manual handling
  • Manual handling injuries
  • Manual handling risks
  • The work environment
  • Manual handling operations
  • Employers responsibilities
  • Manual handling assessments
  • Good practice in handling techniques
  • Avoiding injury
  • Promoting safe ways of working
  • Compliance with legal responsibilities
  • Aware of hazardous situations

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10% Early bird discount available for courses booked 3 months in advance.

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