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Manual Handling

Course Snapshot

  • Max No. Delegates 12
  • Validity 36 Months
  • Price including cerficate £75.00

Additional Course Notes

Start date Duration Location Status Price Select
04/02/2019 - 08:30 0.5 Day Redruth AVAILABILITY £75.00 BOOK

Course Aims

To make both employers and employees understand the need for safe manual handling.

By the end of the course candidates will:

  • Be aware of relevant regulations regarding manual handling

  • Understand the need for accident prevention and control

  • Understand basic body mechanics

  • Be able to demonstrate safe methods of lifting




Course Entry Requirements

No formal qualifications or experience are necessary. Literacy and language comprehension are important requirements on all courses.

Any physical impairment or literacy issues should be discussed with LTC Training Services prior to making a booking so we can best accommodate your needs.

As the course will involve some practical lifting exercises the instructor should be made aware of any pre-existing health conditions that may inhibit your ability to participate. 

Course Content

Aims and objectives
What is the problem?
Legal overview
Employers/employees responsibilities
Avoiding manual handling
Reducing the risk of injury
The working environment 
Good handling techniques
Practical training and exercise
Multi-choice question paper
Course review and questions

Who will benefit

 

Manual handling relates to the moving of items either by lifting, lowering, carrying, pushing or pulling.

Manual handling is one of the most common causes of injury at work and causes over a third of all workplace injuries which can have serious implications for both the employer and the person who has been injured. It is therefore essential that employers manage the risks to their employees by ensuring they are properly trained.