Overview of Course

Manual Handling - introduction and definition. Structure and function of the human spine. Causes of back injuries. Prevention of back injuries. Ergonomic aspects of manual handling. Reducing manual handling injuries. Current legislation, EU directives and statistics. The importance of exercise and nutrition. Manual handling quiz/assessment

Aims of Course

Understand the structure and functions of the human spine. Understand the main causes of back injuries in the workplace. Have learned the correct skills and techniques for lifting materials/equipment safely. Be able to identify and eliminate the causes of strain and injury in their workplace. Understand current legislation, and employer/employee responsibilities.

Objectives of Course

To becompliant with legislative requirements for Manual Handling Certification.

Target Audience

This course is suitable to anyone who wishes to become proficient and safe in Manual Handling in the Workplace.

Course Curriculum

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Pricing Option

Group prices available on request. Please contact us at [email protected] for more information.