MANUAL HANDLING (OF OBJECTS)
This course is suitable for staff who are required to move and handle inanimate objects rather than persons.
Attending delegates will typically be catering, cleaning, maintenance and administration staff, all of whom are required to carry out manual handling during the course of their work. Delegates will learn of the risks of poor handling and the potential long-term health effects and receive instruction in correct procedure.
Care, Education and Commercial
Manual handling is the main work activity causing back disorder – HSE
- Introduction and course overview
- Why train for manual handling?
- Common injuries
- Relevant legislation
- Anatomy of the spine
- Risk assessment
- Correct procedure
- Importance of good base movement
- Team lifting
- Course evaluation