Absolute Safety

Training Program Title : Manual Handling Skills Course

Aim: Provide Participants with the Knowledge and skills for safe manual handling.

  • To allow participants become aware of it’s vital importance in the prevention of serious injuries.
  • To provide the skills and knowledge can be put into practice at home as well as at work.

Methodology: Interactive, Practical and theoretical.

Delivery: 4 hours

Number of Tutors: 1

Maximum Number of Participants: 12

Outline Of Course Content:

Main Topics Covered:

  • Structure and Function of the human spine.
  • The Law regarding Manual Handling.
  • How to Recognise Hazardous Loads – PPE to be worn.
  • Procedures for dealing with unfamiliar loads.
  • Avoiding or reducing the need for Manual handling.
  • Instruction and Practical Demonstration of – good Manual Handling Techniques.
  • Management of Manual Handling in the Workplace.
  • Trainee Manual Handling Exercises with Instructor Critique

Qualification: On successful completion of the course (Written & Practical Assessment) each participant will receive a Manual Handling Certificate issued by Absolute Safety.