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Manual Handling Operations Course (half day)

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To provide a basic awareness of Health & Safety in general and to give course members an appreciation of good movement, to lift and handling loads in a safe and efficient manner, thereby reducing the risk of injury.
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This course is also available as a Private / In-house course on a date of your choosing. Please contact us on 01462 676444 for further details.
Partner/Supplier: Safety Mundo

PRICE: £95.00
VAT amount: £19.00
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Description

Who will benefit

All staff but particularly those who are involved in manual materials handling.

Course Duration                                           Half Day

Course Aim

To provide a basic awareness of Health & Safety in general and to give course members an appreciation of good movement, to lift and handling loads in a safe and efficient manner, thereby reducing the risk of injury.

Course Objectives

To train personnel in the skills and techniques of manual handling

Course Content

  • Employers’ duties.
  • Employees’ duties
  • Accident statistics
  • Typical accidents in handling
  • Cumulative strain.
  • Mechanics of the spine
  • Principles of good movement (Human Kinetics)
  • Handling heavy and awkward objects.
  • Overcoming handling problems.
  • Guidelines for assessment
  • Assessing the task
  • Assessing the load
  • Assessing the working environment
  • Assessing individual capability
  • Controlling hazards
  • Reducing risk to lowest level so far as is reasonably practicable.

Training Methods

Lectures, power point, videos, discussions and exercises.

Maximum Number of Individuals

Twelve delegates per course.

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