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Manual Handling Awareness

This Manual Handling course teaches delegates how to improve their manual handling technique, how to conduct a personal risk assessment, and how to understand the risks linked with manual handling.

  • 30
    Nov
    3 hours, 30 minutes, Tue 9:00 AM - Tue 12:30 PM
    • £60.00 excl. VAT
  • 24
    Jan
    3 hours, Mon 9:00 AM - Mon 12:00 PM
    • £60.00 excl. VAT
  • 21
    Feb
    3 hours, Mon 9:00 AM - Mon 12:00 PM
    • £60.00 excl. VAT
  • 25
    Apr
    3 hours, Mon 9:00 AM - Mon 12:00 PM
    • £60.00 excl. VAT
  • 01
    Jun
    3 hours, Wed 9:00 AM - Wed 12:00 PM
    • £60.00 excl. VAT

Description

This Manual Handling course teaches delegates how to improve their manual handling technique, how to conduct a personal risk assessment, and how to understand the risks linked with manual handling.

Assessment

Short written assessment.

Business benefits

  • Provide confidence regarding safe work postures and work procedures
  • Improve work skills and efficiency
  • Help identify manual handling risks in the work place
  • Help identify workers at risk of injury

Learning outcomes

  • Introduction and Legislation –manual handling is? How injuries are caused. The positive outcome of controlling risks, legislation, employer and employee duties and also HSE guidance.
  • Techniques – How to lift from low levels, carrying, lowering from a height. Pushing and pulling and team handling.
  • Reducing and Controlling the Risks – organising a manual lifting operation. Hierarchy of control measures, individual capacity and avoiding manual handling. How mechanical aids, changing the task, load and environment, personal protective equipment and reducing the risks from team handling can help in a situation.
  • Risk Assessments – what is a risk assessment? Assessing task, load, and environmental hazards. Evaluating who may be harmed. Evaluating risks, recording findings and also reviewing and updating.
  • Identifying the Risks – types of injury and the mechanics of movement and factors that increase the risk of harm. The course makes sure that the employees attending are able to work in line with HSE legislation.

Suitability

Anyone who conducts manual handling in their occupation. Also useful for individuals who wish to reduce their personal risk when handling.



Our Health & Safety Training Managed Service

Our home for Manual Handling Awareness Training might be in Stoke-on-Trent, but we have upcoming courses running from at least 12 other national locations and with our managed service, if we can’t accommodate you at any of those, no matter what corner of the country you are in, we will do the hard work for you and scour the market. We will work closely with local and national providers on your behalf; whereby we place you at the same cost as if you were buying direct so that you can really rationalise your supply chain and have a single invoice.

Real, tangible benefits for you and your organisation.

Manual Handling Awareness training in Stoke-on-Trent with the capability to shape stronger, smarter organisations.

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