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Manual Handling of People and Equipment

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 people and equipment safely and correctly.

Manual Handling of People and Equipment

Course Objectives:

To provide and update staff with the latest legislation regarding manual handling. To promote a safer working environment within the organisation through key principles of good manual handling techniques.

The session will include:

  • Manual handling legislation
  • Facts and statistics
  • Employer and employee responsibilities
  • Causes of back and muscular skeletal pain
  • Spinal awareness and basic body mechanics
  • Risk assessment
  • Practical handling techniques with the use of moving and handling aids and equipment, specific to the organisations requirements and needs
  • Manual handling techniques in emergency situations
  • How to prevent back injuries
  • Review of the session

Course Length:
At least 2 contact hours

Course Assessment:
Assessment is continuous

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    Phone: 0333 0122 999

    86 Forest Walk
    Buckley, Flintshire
    CH7 3AR