This manual handling course is intended for all personnel who are involved in the movement of loads. Topics covered include; anatomy of the spine and practical manual handling techniques.
Aim and objectives.
Employers and Employees obligations in relation to manual handling at work.
Structure and function of the spine.
Causes of back pain.
How to avoid backache.
Methods of lifting/putting down, carrying, loading, unloading, pushing, pulling and reaching.
Practice for all methods included in No. 8.
Dealing with different types of loads at work.
Alternative methods of moving loads at work.
Evaluation of training.
Course Duration4 hrs
Number of Delegates8
Delegates will receive a Shorcontrol Safety Certificate following successful completion