Manual Handling Course

Master safe lifting and handling techniques to prevent injuries in the workplace. Our personalized training, guided by industry experts, equips you with the knowledge and skills to perform tasks safely and protect yourself and others from harm.

What Will You Learn?
  • Proper techniques for safe manual handling
  • Understanding and reducing the risk of injuries
  • Ergonomics and body mechanics for lifting and carrying
  • Practical skills to protect your back and prevent strains
  • Compliance with manual handling regulations
Information Of Course
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Duration Time
4 Hours
Level
Beginner
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If deemed necessary by a company-specific risk assessment, manual handling training may be required to mitigate risk. By training participants to conduct manual handling safely you are complying with your legal requirements. Back injuries caused by incorrect manual handling techniques are one of the most frequent causes of workers’ compensation claims.

  • Dangers of unsafe lifting
  • Overview of safety legislation
  • Anatomy of the spine and muscular system
  • Safe lifting points
  • Injuries associated with manual handling
  • Importance of exercise and nutrition
  • Competency testing

This course will help you to understand the reasons for doing a job in a way that allows for the least amount of risk. Participants will learn to recognize the risks involved and decide the best way to complete various tasks. This will enable participants to obtain the knowledge to complete unavoidable manual handling activities in the correct manner.

All staff that engages in manual handling activities during their working day. These employees are exposed to situations where the risks cannot be eliminated or reduced sufficiently.

This course combines lecture methods with “hands-on” practical work using different types of materials. It is highly interactive with role-playing and practical exercises to reinforce understanding and learning.

While pens and paper will be supplied, participants are free to bring their own. Participants should wear comfortable clothing for practical activities.

While pens and paper will be supplied, participants are free to bring their own. Participants should wear comfortable clothing for practical activities.