Manual Handling Awareness

MANUAL HANDLING AWARENESS

Course summary sheet S41

MANUAL HANDLING RELATED INJURIES ARE AMONGST THE MOST COMMON WORKPLACE INCIDENTS AND INJURIES. THIS COURSE AIMS TO DEVELOP AWARENESS TO THE NEED FOR SAFER WORKING METHODS.

Course Code:

N/A

Certification issued:

Statement of attendance – MANUAL HANDLING AWARENESS (Non-accredited).

Mode of Delivery:

Face-to-face in classroom environment.

Duration:

2 hours. All topics and assessments are completed during the face-to-face training. No pre-course homework required.

Assessments:

No formal assessment.

Who should attend:

Manual handling related injuries are amongst the most common workplace incidents and injuries. This course aims to develop awareness to the need for safer working methods.

Prerequisites:

There are no prerequisites for undertaking the course.

Elements:

What are manual handling tasks?

Employer responsibilities

Employee responsibilities

Supervisor responsibilities

General principles of lifting

Pushing and pulling

Manual handling risk factors

Reducing the risk

Keeping our back healthy

Rules for safe manual handling