What is special about this course?
This course is designed to give delegates the opportunity to rethink the way they lift and handle items at work. To explore safer ways and enable them to understand the importance or the need to plan the way to carry out tasks with the opportunity to practice kinetic methods in the work place.
This course is suitable for all personnel involved in manual handling and lifting at work, it is recommended that the person responsible for the Health and Safety of people at work attends this course.
This is a practical course to meet the requirements for training under 'Manual Handling Regulations'. This course complies with safety and legal requirements. Emphasis is on safe manual handling.
There are no entry requirements for this course.
- The importance of safe manual handling - implications of using unsafe practices for the employer and the client
- Spinal awareness - Anatomy of the spine, the spines load bearing capacity, the importance of maintaining good spinal posture when carrying out manual handling tasks
- Legal requirements
- Employers and employees responsibilities with regards to the Health and Safety at Work Act, 1974 and the Manual Handling Operations Regulations, 1992 and RIDDOR, 1995
- Manual handling of objects
- Assessing Clients needs
- Risk assessment in manual handling
- Manual handling of people using a variety of techniques and manual handling equipment
How will I study my course?
- Short course
How long will my course last?
Where can I study my course?
- Fort William
Is there more information available online?
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