Manual Handling in the Workplace
Learn the importance of proper manual handling techniques to maintaining a safe work environment.
Manual Handling, also known as manual tasks, is any activity requiring effort to lift, move, push, pull, carry, hold or restrain any object, including a person or animal.
Poor manual handling practice is one of the most common causes of injury in the workplace and the injuries can be disabling and costly.
Dangan Training’s Manual Handling course will teach you how to safely identify, plan and perform manual handling tasks to maintain an injury-free workplace.
What is manual handling?
The risks and consequences of manual handling
Legal requirements and responsibilities
Assessing manual handling tasks and managing risk
Using mechanical aids
Proper lifting technique
Manual handling scenario
Any-one whose work includes Manual Handling activities i.e. the transporting or supporting of loads that includes lifting, putting down, pushing, pulling, carrying or moving of heavy or awkward loads, where those activities are likely to lead to back injury.
This manual handling training course is a superb way to show your staff how to lift safely in a high impact course... in a practical environment! Once your staff have attended this manual handling training course, they will know have to look after their back properly and to move loads with safety and confidence. Your business will also be protected from the cost absenteeism, litigation and the risk of short term or long term back injuries are greatly reduced.
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