This manual handling course is suitable for all employees involved in any manual handling operation. It deals with all aspects of manual handling, including
lifting, pushing and pulling, relevant safety legislation, and manual handling risk assessments.
LO1: Explain what manual handling is
LO2: Describe the structure of the human spine
LO3: Identify factors that contribute to the manual handling incidents
LO4: Identify the common causes and injuries involved in manual handling
LO5: Identify proper lifting techniques and the importance of ergonomic design
LO6: Identify ways to reduce manual handling incidents
LO7: Identify the purpose, factors, and responsibility of the risk assessment
No prerequisite is required for this course.