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Principles of Manual Handling Training

Learn the principles behind safe moving and handling including the use of lifting and moving aids.

  • 2 hr
  • Dependent Location
  • Customer's Place

Service Description

This course provides essential training on the principles of safe manual handling to prevent injuries and ensure workplace safety. It is designed for employees who are required to lift, carry, push, or pull objects as part of their job. Key Topics Covered: Understanding Manual Handling - Definition and importance of manual handling.Common injuries associated with poor manual handling techniques. Risk Assessment - Identifying potential hazards and risks in manual handling tasks.Conducting risk assessments to minimise the likelihood of injury Safe Lifting Techniques - Proper body mechanics and posture for lifting.Step-by-step guide to safe lifting, including bending the knees and keeping the back straight. Introduction to manual handling aids such as trolleys, hoists, and lifting straps. Ergonomics - The importance of ergonomics in manual handling. Adjusting the work environment to reduce strain and improve efficiency.

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United Kingdom

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