PERFORMANCE THROUGH PEOPLE

MANUAL HANDLING AWARENESS

A 1 day, ECITB accredited course aimed at providing delegates with an understanding of the common hazards and injuries associated with poor manual handling practices, together with an understanding of their employers requirements for reducing the need to carry out manual handling tasks.

This course will provide delegates with knowledge on solo and team lifting techniques which they can transfer into their workplace when lifting, carrying and lowering items.

 

COURSE ASSESSMENT

Delegates understanding of hazards, injuries, responsibilities, safe lifting practices and use of non-powered mechanical aids are evaluated throughout the course together with both a theory and a practical assessment.

 

COURSE SYLLABUS

Theory

Responsibilities

Effects of manual handling on the human body

Self-assessing manual handling activities

Safe lifting techniques

Assessment

 

Written and Practical Assessment

Written assessment on hazards, controls and safe practices relating to manual handling in the workplace.

Practical assessment

 

DELEGATE NUMBERS

Delegate numbers: 12 (maximum)

 

LOCATION 

Can be delivered In-Company where an appropriate workshop suitable facility is available for the practical assessment, or alternative suitable venue.

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