Over 36% of lost time at work accidents is attributed to manual handling. Whilst fatal accidents are rare, accidents resulting in major injuries, some of which include fractured limbs, are all too common.

The object of this course is designed to provide both the employer and employee with suitable information and practice to enable them to act in accordance with the Manual Handling Operations Regulations. It will provide attendee's with an understanding of legislative requirements and manual handling techniques. The course offers attendees the opportunity to discuss their workplace and their legal duties explained under current legislation. This knowledge will enable attendees to return back to their workplace and apply a practical approach to safe systems of work.

The course is suited to and intended for all those involved in being responsible for manual handling operations.

Course duration is day (3 hours) IPD/CPD.

Course assessment is to determine competence and understanding. Delegates will be required to successfully complete an assessment.

An overview of the legislation
The Manual Handling Operations Regulations
The spine and its abuse
Manual handling techniques
Practical demonstration and involvement
Manual handling risk assessments
End of course discussion and conclusion

Guide Price: Please contact us for details and current offers.

Delivery: In house
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