Manual Handling

Duration: 20 – 30 min

For both employers and employees: our manual handling training course provides the trainee with the legislative understanding and practical knowledge required to ensure manual handling requirements are met and injuries from incorrect handling procedures are avoided.

According to the HSE, manual handling is responsible for over 1/3 of all workplace injuries; and in 2017/18 almost 7 million working days were lost due to work-related musculoskeletal disorders.

Safesmart delivers Manual Handling Training for your organisation through Smartlog – our comprehensive health & safety compliance software.

This Smartlog training course covers:

Manual handling operations regulations – Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 (MHOR).

Problems with manual handling – Identifying issues, and best practice in dealing with them.

Spinal injuries – Main causes and how these can affect a worker in the long-term. Avoiding injury and putting less stress on your body.

The mechanics of manual handling – How the technique used when lifting a load affects your body, for example stress distribution and balance.

Risk assessing an unavoidable lift – Evaluating risks and identifying control measures before a lift.

Correct policies and procedures for safe lifting – Assessing the load and adjusting technique to reduce/avoid strain.

Applying a basic method to a lift

& includes quiz questions.

*This course is certified by the CPD Certification Service


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