Course Content: Manual Handling (1/2 Day)
This course covers the following:
Complying with the law and regulations – responsible persons, H&S at Work Act, Manual Handling Legislations 1992
Why is Manual Handling Training necessary? HSE Accident Records
Risk Assessment: Identifying and defining danger, hazard and risk
Manual Handling: Principles & Practices; proper and improper techniques and methods.
Anatomy & Physiology in relations to Manual Handling
Practical Exercises: Identify hazard and risk. Practical application of correct technique – apply push/pull/lift/lower/carry.
This is a combination of powerpoint, discussion and interactive learning.
Participants are encouraged to ask questions and lead discussion.
All candidates will be issued with the appropriate questionnaires to assess learning and knowledge, this is a learning aid only and not indicative of pass/fail.
Course content complies with HSE Guidelines in relation to Manual Handling