Amongst the causes of lost days due to work related injuries, manual handling activities account for the most in the UK.
Appropriate training for employees in Safe Moving & Handling techniques will not only aid compliance with legislation but also will avoid injuries which lead to lost working days and unnecessary suffering for employees.
Who is the course for?
This half day course is suitable for anyone who is required to manually handle loads as part of their workplace activities.
What will delegates take away?
Delegates will learn safe handling techniques and the principles behind them. Assessment is by means of short theory test.
The syllabus includes
The legal responsibilities of employer and employees
The principles of ergonomics
Spinal structure and mechanics
Principles of load management
Assessment of risk prior to movement
The importance of teamwork
This course is delivered remotely at a cost of £140 per delegate.