Manual Handling of inanimate objects

This course has been designed for those who's 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.

Manual Handling Injuries come under two headings.
1. External Injuries
Which include cuts, bruises, and crush injuries, lacerations to fingers, hands, forearms, ankles and feet. These types of injuries are not normally as serious as:
2. Internal Injuries
Which include muscle & ligament strain & tears, hernias (ruptures), prolapsed inter-vertebra discs, fractures to bones and injuries to knees, ankles, shoulders and elbow joints.

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

    We can provide the half day manual handling awareness training course for a fixed rate of £450.00 plus vat up to 14 candidates (£32.14 per person) all prices are plus vat.

    You may combine the manual handling awareness course with any other of our half day courses together on a day rate of £600.00 plus vat, again up to 14 candidates equivalent to (£21.42 per person per course) plus vat.

    Train the trainer course; open course, price per candidate £495.00 plus vat, book up to 6 candidates on the same course for a fixed fee of £995.00 plus vat.

    We also offer courses for one, two or three candidates, no matter what the class size, for more information on cost, please contact us for a quotation.
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