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Manual Handling Course

Health and Safety Legislation states that all employees engaged in any manual handling must be given training in safe lifting techniques. It is a well known fact that any compensation claims arising from manual handling injuries are greatly influenced by whether or not employers provided adequate manual handling training.

The majority of accidents reported each year result from back injuries caused by inadequate manual handling procedures.

This course covers techniques to minimise the risk of injury from lifting, pulling, pushing and carrying.

Who Should Attend:

  • All employees

Course Programme:

  • Dangers of Unsafe Lifting
  • Overview of Safety Legislation
  • Anatomy of the spine and muscular system
  • 8 points of safe lifting
  • Injuries associated with manual handling
  • Importance of exercise and nutrition
  • Practical & Questionnaire

Course Manual:

This course comes with a comprehensive manual, which proves an excellent source of reference after completion of course. Also provided is a manual in backcare in everyday life.

Training Methodology:

Classroom based course, which is highly interactive and uses practical exercises and simulated case studies to reinforce understanding and learning.

Duration: 3.5 - 4 Hours
Participants: 12 max

For more information on Manual Handling Course contact Carraig Safety Consultants
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