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Course:
Manual Handling Objects

Tutor:
Gary Knipe

Date:


Length:
1/2 Day

Students:
Employees involved in object handling


Aims

This course will provide practical skills and techniques of the manual handling of objects to reduce risk of injury and raise awareness of good handling techniques for manual handling activities.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this session learners will understand:

Manual handling hazards, risks and controls;
How manual handling operations can cause injury and harm;
The scope of legal requirements and where guidance can be found;
The process for assessing manual handling risks;
The value of risk assessment and how it applies to safe manual handling practice;
Practical Manual handling techniques lifting loads from low levels/working at low levels/lowering from height/pushing loads/pulling loads/carrying/team handling.

Understanding will be confirmed by a candidate assessment.


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