Compliance and Health & Safety

Manual Handling

More than a quarter of accidents, reported annually to the relevant enforcing authorities, are associated with transporting or supporting of loads by hand. Injuries commonly linked with manual handling include sprains, strains, damage to back and hernias.

Manual handling instructor training

Employers have a duty of care to ensure that manual handling hazards are identified, their risks assessed and that appropriate steps are taken to control these risks. This course will demonstrate that the employer has met their duty of care, and has equipped their employees with the knowledge and skills required to perform manual lifting, as well as handling operations competently and safely.

The course is designed to assist candidates in identifying situations for which manual handling techniques are absolutely necessary, and is suitable for all employees who may be involved in manual handling as part of their duties.

What does the course cover?

  • Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
  • Manual Handling Regulations 1992, as amended in 2002
  • Other handling associated legislation
  • The human body, spine and related injuries
  • Safe handling practices
  • The use of Handling Aids
  • Risk assessment for manual handling
  • Practical considerations
  • Kinetic lifting
  • Delegate assessment of understanding
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