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Course Information Manual Handling

More than a third of all reportable injuries each year are caused by the transporting or supporting of loads by hand. Injuries most commonly include sprains and strains, damage to the back and hernias. Employers have a duty of care to ensure that hazards are identified, their risks assessed and steps are taken to control these risks.

Aims & Objectives

The Manual Handling course helps to equip staff with the knowledge and skills to be able to carry out manual handling safely and without risk of injury. At the end of the course attendees will be able to handle and lift reasonable loads safely and efficiently, minimizing the risk of injury and strain.

Content and Course Design

Health and Safety at Work act (1974) The Manual Handling Regulations (1992) Weight limits and Guidelines Manual Handling techniques Kinetic principals of lifting and handling loads The main parts of the spine Risk Assessment, Theory and Practical The causes of strain and injury Assessment of safe limits in the work place Group lifting Accident statistics.

Course Date

Courses are scheduled throughout the year or can be arranged to suit customer requirements.

Course Duration

The course duration is four Hours.

Course Location

At Transport Training Academy in Atherton or Burnley or by arrangement at Customers premises.

Delivery Method

Classroom 1:8 Instructor/Candidate Ratio Call our course booking department for full details on 0845 056 0561

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Jack Quayle

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