Manual handling is basically the transporting or supporting of a load by hand or bodily force. You will see some of the best ways to do this throughout the course of this video.
At the end of the course, trainees will be able to:
» Recognise basic principles of Manual Handling.
» Use effective techniques to lift and handle loads safely
» Comply with safe working practices when pushing and pulling
» Recognise the importance of using mechanical aids to minimise risks
» Avoid, assess and reduce Manual Handling, wherever possible
Our view… This is an interactive courses which lasts for 30-35 minutes. It teaches you how to handle objects properly and therefore enables you to eliminate one of the largest causes of serious injury in the workplace – incorrect manual handling.
This training course is approved by ROSPA – The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents.