Incorrect manual handling is one of the most common causes of injury at work. It causes work-related musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) which account for over a third of all workplace injuries.
Purpose of the course
As part of managing the health and safety of your business, you must control the risks in your workplace. Our Manual Handling Principles course has been designed to help you reduce risking the above injuries to your staff.
Who should have a Risk Assessment?
It is the property or business owner’s responsibility to ensure a fully compliant Risk Assessment has been carried out.
Correct manual handling training for your staff has also proven to be a lot more cost effective to your business in the long term.
Who should attend?
We highly recommend training for all staff as part of their initial induction to your company. If there is any risk of manual handling injuries to staff in your workplace, it is essential they receive adequate training to keep the workplace a safe environment.
Our Manual Handling Principles training lasts 4 hours.
- Legislation and relevant health and safety information
- Manual Handling Risk assessment
- Common injuries
- Spinal anatomy, relevant structure and function
- Base positions and movements leading to more complex moves including moving and lifting objects.
After continual assessment from our trainer, successful candidates receive a certificate of attendance.
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