This course introduces candidates to the hazards and risks involved in manual handling and the principles that should be applied to reduce those risks.

Course Benefits:

The course will prepare candidates to look carefully at their own work activities and contribute to the development of safer manual handling techniques in the workplace.

Course Contents Include:

  • Manual Handling Regulations
  • Basic anatomy of the spine
  • Causes and prevention of injury
  • Key principles of good body movement and manual handling techniques
  • Guidance to identify and assess the risks associated with manual handling

Length of Course:

3 hours – max. 12 persons.

Course Certification:

Upon successful completion of the course candidates will be awarded a certificate in Manual Handling Awareness.