This course is for employees involved in lifting and handling as part of their job, especially where hazardous handling activities have been identified through the risk assessment.
Delegates will gain an understanding of how and why you need to carry out safer manual handling practices in your workplace.
- Introduction to manual handling
- Basic legislation
- Anatomy – how handling affects your body
- Personal risk assessment
- Practical lifting including teamwork
Poor handling techniques pose a risk for individuals who have to carry out manual handling within the workplace. This course will provide the information, knowledge and skills for safer manual handling both in and out with the workplace.