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Manual Handling

The Manual Handling Awareness training course allows learners to appreciate the consequences of poor manual handling and enable them to use their knowledge to plan and use approved lifting techniques.

Course Duration: Half Day


Course Content:
• Show how it is possible to keep body stress to minimum in a number of given handling activities.
• Identify immediate and cumulative effects of strain and sprain injuries
• Practical exercises on correct lifting techniques, Pushing, Pulling, Lifting, Twisting
• Repetitive strain injuries, use of hand mechanics
• Group Lifting
• Adopting a positive attitude towards safe systems of work
• Suggest ways to eliminate or control any handling hazards or unsafe handling practice within their area of control
• Course review and evaluation

Course Benefits: 
• Reduce the number of manual handling injuries
• Reduction in company costs due to reduction in incident related costs
• Reduce the number of lost working hours
• Improve productivity of the workforce
Anyone involved with the lifting and handling of loads.
On successful completion of this course candidates will receive Training 4 Industry Certificate of Attendance.

Trainee Requirements:

You are not required to take any equipment on training course

No formal qualifications or experience is necessary for the Manual Handling Awareness course.


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