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Manual Handling Training Course

Manual Handling Training

To provide awareness of potential manual handling hazards in the workplace and the consequences if not carried out properly.

Course Content: Health & Safety at Work Act 1974, manual handling regulations, management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations, accident statistics, the functions of the spine and muscular system, typical injuries, hazard identification and assessment of, the working environment, individuals capabilities, use of correct handling & lifting techniques and practical exercises & tuition.

Training Method: A high proportion of group participation including practical exercises in handling and lifting techniques, supplemented with video and classroom based tutorials.

Course Benefits: By the end of the course delegates will be able to summarise the legislation and manual handling regulations that relate to handling & lifting in the workplace, appreciate the financial impact on businesses caused by injuries from manual handling/lifting issues, identify and assess potential hazards and chose the appropriate methods of risk control which includes the selection of any lifting equipment that may be required and carry out manual handling techniques in a safe and efficient manner.

Your course will take place at one of Hire Station's Training Centres of Excellence, which are located throughout our UK branch network where you will be instructed by experienced and friendly instructors who will guide you through your training with ease.

Training can also be held at your own location depending on numbers.

Hand Protection Required Foot Protection Required

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