Manual Handling Awareness Training

The delegates will be informed of:

  • the legal requirements for managing manual handling operations
  • typical manual handling injuries and their causes
  • the steps involved in carrying out a manual handling risk assessment
  • suitable practical control measures for manual handling activities
  • Instructed and then demonstrate or explain a sound lifting technique
  • Suitable training solutions & supervisory management activities in support of manual handling risk assessments.

Who the course is for?

  • Any staff members invoved in the manual handling of any movement of loads. The course is particularly useful for supervisors of such work.

What delegates will learn

The course will include:

  • Anatomy basics
  • Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992
  • Good lifting practices
  • Team lifting and handling awkward loads
  • Awkward lifts and environments
  • Manual handling control measures