Manual Handling

Manual Handling

Course duration. ½ day

Under the Manual Handling Operations Regulations, employers are required to take appropriate steps to reduce the risk of injury to employees which includes suitable training. This course combines the theoretical and practical elements of manual handling and is aimed at any person who is involved in manual handling in the workplace.

Back injuries are one of the biggest causes of employee absence in the UK but with the correct training most are preventable.

Course Content

  • Relevant legislation.
  • Anatomy of the spine.
  • Risks associated with manual handling and causes of back pain and injury
  • Manual Handling assessment
  • Practical safe manual handling techniques