Health and Safety at Work act (1974) The Manual Handling Regulations (1992) Weight limits and Guidelines Manual Handling techniques Kinetic principals of lifting and handling loads
The main parts of the spine Risk Assessment, Theory and Practical The causes of strain and injury Assessment of safe limits in the work place Group lifting Accident statistics
■Good Manual Handling Technique.
■ Pushing and Pulling
■Look After Your Back.
Manual handling might not seem high risk, but it is actually one of the most common causes of workplace injuries. The importance of safe manual handling techniques can therefore mean the difference between a productive day at work or being or off work with a bad back
Maximum no of candidates is 1 instructor to 8 Candidates
The duration of the course is 4 hours