About The Course
Following the guidance provided by the Health and Safety Executive, this course will provide a basic understanding of the do’s and don’ts of manual handling, helping to minimise bad practice and reduce the risk of injury.
Aims of the course
To make employees aware of the risks and be able recognise common manual handling hazards and the components of a suitable assessment, to encourage them to take positive preventative actions, and select the most appropriate workplace precautions.
Who is it for?
This certificated course is aimed at all employees who may undertake manual handling operations as part of their job.
Regulations, employer’s duties, employee’s duties.
2. DEFINING THE PROBLEM
Where do injuries occur? High risk tasks and activities.
Do you need to move it? Automate the process.
Introduction to assessment, making an assessment, safety guidelines.
5. REDUCING THE RISK
Reducing the risk, techniques - lifting, pushing and pulling.
A short assessment comprising of a series of questions to test your knowledge and understanding of the course.