Manual Handling of Inanimate Objects

This course has been designed for those whose work involves lifting and moving of equipment at work.
Statistics show us that 80% of adults will suffer back pain at some point during their adult life, in most cases, many will manage to continue working or return to work within a few days or weeks, despite their pain.

Course aims and objectives

  • To provide delegates with an appreciation of the requirements of manual handling legislation
  • Understand the need to carry out risk assessments when your work involves manual handling
  • Understand the importance of correct manual handling techniques
  • Manual handling content

    • Anatomy of the spine
    • Causes of back pain
    • Moving & handling assessments
    • Manual handling legislation
    • Principles of safer moving & handling
    • Unsafe systems of work
    • Equipment demonstrations & practice
    • Manual handling risk assessment
    • Evaluation
    This course is theory based although there shall be elements of a practical demonstration by the course candidate.
    Duration:
    Half day.
    Certification:
    Accredited through Apple Group, you may use this certificate as evidence towards continuous professional development
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