Principles and Practice of Manual Handling course is aimed at those who carry out manual handling activity at work with a focus on the construction industry, and introduces delegates to the hazards of manual handling, the risks involved, and controls available. Successful completion of this course will enable delegates to look carefully at their own work activities and contribute to the development of safer methods and tasks.
At the end of the course the candidates will be able to:
• Identify Key legislation
• Identify manual handling risks and how injuries can occur.
• Recognise HSE statistics relating to manual handling activities.
• Identify relevant lifting aids and the benefits from adopting mechanical lifting aids.
• Complete a safe lifting technique to carryout manual handling safely.
The course will cover topics such as manual handling process and activities causing harm, injuries, controls as well as legislation, as well as demonstrations and practice of safe handling techniques.
On completion of the course each candidate will receive a certificate of training in Manual Handling.
The maximum number of candidates for this course is 16.
Open Course Dates
This course can be carried out at our training venues or at a venue of your choice.
Please note that Northern Bear Safety reserves the right to cancel open courses at any time, we will notify you as soon as possible of any course cancellations.