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Manual Handling in the Workplace

Manual Handling in the Workplace

IHS04
Train up to 5 per year
£100.00

Train up to 5 per year (POLISH)
£100.00

Train up to 20 per year (POLISH)
£150.00

Train up to 10 per year
£150.00

Train up to 10 per year (POLISH)
£150.00

Train up to 20 per year
£200.00

Train up to 50 per year (POLISH)
£300.00

Train up to 50 per year
£350.00

Train up to 100 per year (POLISH)
£450.00

Train up to 100 per year
£500.00

This online training programme is sold on a 12-month subscription basis. Extra training credits can be purchased if necessary if you use up all your credits before the 12 month period is over.

Being competent in safe Manual Handling is a legal requirement for your workplace, and this course provides everything you need to know.

With poor manual handling accounting for more than a third of all accidents reported to the authorities each year, ensuring good practice means not only ticking a compliance box, but will also help to reduce accidents and staff absence.

Manual Handling Safety training isn't only for warehouse use - it is just as important in everyday situations, where a sound knowledge of Manual Handling will help you lift and move objects safetly. This course looks at safe moving and handling, the 'LITE' technique (Load. Individual. Task. Environment.) and explains why safe Manual Handling is so important to your everyday health. 

 

Manual Handling Course Contents

 

1. You and Your Back

This section of the Manual Handling Safety programme teaches a basic understanding of how our backs, particularly our spines, work and how poor Manual Handling technique can cause and contribute to illness and injury. We talk to people who have hurt their backs and to a back expert who explains why good technique is so important.

 

2. Preparation

Whether you are undertaking Manual Handling at work or at home, assessing the task beforehand is vital. This section of the Manual Handling training programme shows you exactly what preparation you need to do; explaining what you need to think about each time you need to lift or carry something and why planning is so important.

 

3. Manual Handling

This section of the Manual Handling programme gives you step-by-step guidance, showing exactly how to complete safe lifts from the floor and from waist height and what to be aware of when lifting from head height, when pushing or pulling and during a team lift.

 

4. Conclusion

Here we bring together the previous sections of the Manual Handling training and look at how good Manual Handling relates to you, not only at work, but wherever you are. After all it doesn’t matter where you are, if you have to lift something you should always do it safely.

 

Run Time = 35 Mins

Approved by = ROSPA, CPD

Format = Online

Language = English/Polish

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