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Manual Handling Techniques

A practical course designed to explain the problems associated with manual handling and sets out best practice in dealing with them.

You can study by attending a classroom course, involving face-to-face teaching which can be organised as an in-house course in your premises if you have a number of delegates who require training. 

Please contact us for further information on how this course might meet your needs. 



Designed for

All personnel who need to utilise correct manual handling techniques as part of their job.  If you or your team members have to lift, carry or move varying loads as part of your day-to-day work, this is an excellent course that focuses on safe lifting skills.

Outline

A practical workshop covering all basic manual handling techniques with emphasis on personal safety whilst conducting such manoeuvres. Designed to help you avoid injury or strain caused by lifting and carrying – and how to spot poor techniques and danger signs in others.

Aims and Objectives

You will learn the requirements set out in the Manual Handling Regulations 1992. You will also have the opportunity to practice your new skills in a variety of practical exercises at the end of the course.

Content

  • Manual Handling Operations Regulations - brief overview
  • Strengths and weaknesses of the human frame
  • Key factors in good movement
  • Handling techniques
  • Choice of method
  • Practice manual handling with standard equipment
  • Practical application of training

Duration: 3 hours 

Classroom based taught courses

You can study by attending a classroom course, involving face-to-face teaching which can be organised as an in-house course in your premises if you have a number of delegates who require training. 

Please contact us for further information on how this course might meet your needs. 

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