WHY DO STAFF NEED MANUAL HANDLING TRAINING?
Over 1/3 of all work related injuries are from manual handling. Back injuries are the biggest cause of staff absence in the UK and yet most are preventable! Manual handling training is a legal requirement in any situation where your staff are required to do any lifting, lowering, pulling or pushing that carries any level risk. Most work environments employ people who incorporate the use of manual handling.
To equip delegates with the knowledge and skills to be able to carry out manual handling safely and without risk of injuring themselves or others.
Who Should Attend
Any staff required to conduct manual handling activities in the workplace.
Manual Handling Training Course Content;
- Reasons for managing health and safety – moral, economic and legal
- Health and safety law applicable to manual handling
- How the spine works
- How injuries happen
- Manual handling risk assessment
- Control measures
- Safe lifting technique (including practical element)
- Causes of back pain
Course Duration: 0.5 Days
Price: £60.00 per person
This manual handling training course is a superb way to show your staff how to lift safely in a high impact 3 hour course… in a practical environment! Once your staff have attended this manual handling training course, they will know have to look after their back properly and to move loads with safety and confidence. Your business will also be protected from the cost absenteeism, litigation and the risk of short term or long term back injuries are greatly reduced.
Following completion of a simple assessment, delegates will be awarded the Manual Handling Awareness Certificate of Attendance and Achievement.
This course can be delivered at one of our training venues, alternatively, we can deliver this course at your own premises.
Extra costs may be involved if the course is to be run at a client’s own premises lying a significant distance from our training centres.