Manual Handling

The Manual Handling course is designed to provide participants with the knowledge to conduct all manual handling activities in a manner that will prevent injury. The course informs participants on the consequences of lifting incorrectly, the philosophy being that if persons understand the consequences of incorrect lifting they will pay more attention to lifting correctly.

Objective – On completion of the course participants will be able to:
Understand the consequences of incorrect lifting, the mechanics of the spine and muscular system and be familiar with the 8 principles of safe lifting

Course Content:

  • Introduction
  • Legislation
  • Anatomy & Injuries
  • Biomechanics
  • Principles of Safe Handling
  • Lifting Techniques

Duration: 3  Hours
Max Participants: 10
Certification:
All successful candidates will receive a certificate of attendance valid for a period of 3 years

Contact Lisa for details of the next available course