Aimed at support staff whose main role is the handling loads, we provide load handling courses that are designed specifically for the workplace.
- Predisposing factors of musculoskeletal injuries
- Postural awareness and static loading
- Spinal awareness
- Principles of safer handling
- Risk assessment
- Unsafe practices
- Team handling
This course will provide and update staff with the latest legislation, risk assessment and handling techniques with the aim of promoting a safer handling environment within the organisation through the key principles of good manual handling and safer handling techniques.
Participants will gain a basic knowledge of the theory relating to manual handling, an awareness of the risks and how to minimize them and acquire the practical skills to move and handle loads safely.
Duration: 2 – 3 Hours
Method of Assessment: Continuous Assessment
Usually 9.30am - 12.30pm. Course times will be confirmed in the Joining Instructions once the course has been booked.