Manual Handling (Safe Lifting) - Certificate of Attendance

Duration :

Three hours

Maximum trainees per course :

10

Price :

Training + VAT - £60.00.

Price per person

Please contact us about costs for in-house training.

Health and safety in the workplace is regulated by law through the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974. The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 requires employers to identify and avoid the risk of injury from manual handling operations.

Related to these are the requirements of the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995. (RIDDOR)

Course objective:

  • How to prevent injury when moving things by hand

Course content:

  • Job planning to avoid manual handling
  • Posture whilst working
  • How poor working practices can lead to ill health
  • Lifting and lowering
  • Carrying
  • Use of mechanical aids
  • Pulling
  • Pushing
  • Two - person operations