Moving And Handling
  • Description

Title: Moving and Handling

Duration: 1 Days 

Maximum Students: 12 

Certification: Awarding Body or In House 

 

This Manual Handling Training Course provides the necessary information and training for organisations to understand more about the risks associated with manual handling, how to undergo a risk assessment and how to ensure appropriate control measures are put in place

Manual handling accidents account for more than a third of all accidents reported each year to the enforcing authorities. It is estimated that in excess of 500,000 people in Great Britain suffer from a musculoskeletal disorder (MSD) mainly affecting the upper limbs or neck that was caused, or made worse, by their current or past work.

The manual handling course is aimed at all levels of employees who may undertake manual handling operations, including the transporting of a load of items by lifting, putting down, pushing, pulling, carrying or moving thereof by hand or by bodily force. This includes, but is not limited to, professions such as:

• Health care professionals 

• Warehouse and factory staff

• Heavy manual labourers

• Unloading and loading of vehicles

• Construction and building site workers

• Office workers

• Delivery drivers

• Farmhands

 

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