Manual Handling

Duration – Half day
Refreshments – Included
Type – Classroom based
Assessment – A Multiple choice question paper consisting of 15 questions to test your level of understanding of the course content.

Manual Handling health and safety courses Chichester

About The Course

Who The Course Is For

This course is suitable for anyone responsible for the Health and Safety and Welfare of its employees or any individual involved in Manual Handling activities in the workplace.

The course applies to almost any sector or industry where there is a risk of injury to people lifting, lowering pushing, pulling, carrying and transporting materials and goods.

Course Content

  • An overview of Manual Handling
  • Legislation
  • Statistical information
  • Organisation and Employee Responsibilities
  • Hazards, Risks
  • Correct Manual Handling techniques
  • Common injuries from manual handling operations
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs)
  • Work-related Upper Limb Disorders (WRULDs)
  • Control Measures
  • Safe Systems of work
  • Avoid/Assess/Reduce the risks
  • Factors in a manual handling risk assessment
  • Manually operated equipment
  • Mechanically operated equipment

Course Outcomes

  • Improved productivity with fewer working hours lost due to incidents
  • Raised awareness of the types of incidents that occur
  • Prevention
  • Safer workforce and workplace

Make an Enquiry about ‘Manual Handling’ Training

 For further information and a free quotation: please call our training team on  01243 213 273

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