Manual Handling

Manual Handling

Manual handling covers a wide range of activities and incorrect manual handling is one of the most common causes of injury at work. The nature of the load itself doesn’t matter if you have to use your muscles, then its manual handling and, well, you’re in danger. This course is approved by RoSPA.

This course covers:

Course introduction
Introduction to Manual Handling
Injury statistics
Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs)
The spine and discs
The different muscles
Sprains and strains
The management of sprains and strains
The benefits of good posture
Legislation related to manual handling
The duties of the employee
The duties of the employer
Identifying problems in the workplace
Risk assessment
Safe lifting guidelines
Lifting and handling aids

Course cost £35 plus VAT

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