Manual Handling Training
Manual Handling DefinitionManual Handling is the transporting or supporting of a load by one or more employees, which may include lifting, putting down, pushing, pulling, carrying or moving of a load.
Course AimTo provide information and practical instruction to enable you to safely perform manual handling techniques in the work place and to assess the task and the possible dangers.
- Manual Handling Legislation
- Manual Handling Risk Assessment
- Anatomy/Biomechanics of Spine
- Types of injury/prevention
- Maintaining Good Posture
- Fitness & Flexibility
- Unfamiliar Loads
- Controlling Risks
- Personal Protective Equipment
- 8 Principles of Safe Lifting
- Practical Handling Techniques & Assessment
Method of TrainingPowerPoint presentation delivered in a classroom situation followedby a practical demonstration incorporating the 8 Principles of Safe Lifting. Where possible training is carried out in the workplace in order to ensure that the training is embedded in the participants work practices.
AssessmentParticipants will be required to complete a course questionnaire and a practical demonstration including lifting to and from ground level, lifting to and from bench level, lifting to and from height and pushing & pulling a load. Assessment forms are used to record each individual's performance.
Delegates: Maximum 12 participants
Course Duration: Half- day
Certification: On successful completion of this course, Mc Nulty Training & Safety Solutions certificate will be issued.