The Aim of the Course is to:
Provide the candidate with the knowledge and various practical skills involved in manual handling.
The Objective of the Course is to enable delegates to:
Demonstrate the practices of manual handling and lifting as described in the Approved Code of
Practice for Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 (as amended).
Who Should Attend The Course?
All personnel who are at risk of injury through carrying out manual handling tasks as part of their work duties.
Candidates will participate in theory lessons and practical demonstrations / exercises, all of which are highlighted by the use of OHP & Videos covering :
The Manual Handling Operations Regulations
Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 & other relevant legislation
Duties of Employers
Duties of Employees
Identifying the load
Anatomy of the Spine
Principles of good movement
Types & causes of injury
Practical application of lifting, pushing, pulling and carrying
Anatomy of the spine
Half a Day – Certification Forde Training Services Certification.
Eligible companies are able to claim grants for this training, which will pay for a substantial amount if not all of the training costs, as this course is CITB approved for grant purposes.