Principles of Object Handling

More people take time off work with back injuries than for any other illness. Help your staff remain fit and healthy by teaching them how to move office equipment safely and correctly.

Course objectives:
To provide and update staff with the latest legislation regarding Manual Handling. To promote a safer handling environment within the Organisation through the key principles of good manual handling and safer handling techniques.

This Session Includes:

  • Manual handling legislation
  • Employer / Employee responsibilities
  • Spinal awareness / postures
  • Risk assessment
  • RIDDOR
  • Safe working loads
  • handling techniques