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Manual Handling

 Classroom Course

Overview
On completion of this course, participants will be able to:

Perform manual handling tasks specific to their workplace competently to a recognised standard.

Complete essential risk assessments prior to completing manual handling tasks.Identify Ergonomic factors associated with their work activities.Help to practically improve manual techniques in the workplace

Course Content
A 1/2 day course that places a firm emphasis on practical implementation of the course objectives

Prior knowledge of the organisations manual handling challenges will be essential for customisation of the course. This Course is essential for anyone involved in the movement of loads.

Definition of Manual handling
Legislation
Employer / Employee Responsibilities
The Musculo - Skeletal System
Types of Manual Handling Injuries
Mechanics Of Movement
Principles Of Safe Handling
Risk Assessments
Practical Manual Handling

Duration: ½ Day

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