Manual Handling Awareness

Courses


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Duration TBCDate TBCNewcastle-Under-Lyme£60

Suitable For

Any operatives that will be undertaking any form of Manual Handling in the workplace.

Aims & Objectives

  • To provide an insight into moving and handling
  • To teach correct lifting techniques for moving and handling
  • To identify the regulations surrounding moving and handling
  • To develop a basic understanding of the anatomy and physiology of the spine
  • To consider the benefits of good posture
  • To develop the ability to carry out a basic moving and handling risk assessment
  • To identify the principles of safe lifting

Course Content

  • Legislation
  • Safe principles of moving objects
  • Posture & movement
  • Ergonomics of moving and handling
  • Practical sessions