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This course is designed for:
All staff that engage in manual handling activities during their working day. These employees are exposed to situations where the risks cannot be eliminated or reduced sufficiently.

Course Content:

  • Dangers of unsafe lifting
  • Overview of safety legislation
  • Anatomy of the spine and muscular system
  • Injuries associated with manual handling
  • Importance of exercise and nutrition
  • Competence testing

Course Objectives:
This course will help you to understand the reasons for doing a job in a way which allows for the least amount of risk. Participants will learn to recognise the risks involved and decide the best way to complete various tasks. This will enable participants to obtain the knowledge to complete unavoidable manual handling activity in the correct manner.

Training Methodology:
This course combines lecture methods with “hands-on” practical work using different types of materials. It is highly interactive with role-playing and practical exercises to reinforce understanding and learning.

What to bring to the course:
While pens and paper will be supplied, participants are free to bring their own. Participants should wear comfortable clothing for practical activities.

Duration of the course:
This is a half day course.

Up to 10 participants per course.

Upon successful completion of this course participant will receive a certificate of attendance and is certified for 3 years.


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