As the single biggest cause of workplace injury, manual handling demands the attention of all employers, managers and staff
In particular, the law requires that all staff receive appropriate training, and that proper manual handling assessments are carried out
A workshop that is suitable for all employees who may be involved in manual handling as any part of their duties.
Covering immediate and long-term health hazards, risk factors, control factors to reduce risk, safe handling
techniques, basic legal requirements, and what to expect from a manual handling assessment.
Anyone who lifts anything in the workplace.
The Programme Topic Areas are:
• Introduction to Manual Handling
• Definition of Manual Handling
• Anatomy and injuries
• Manual handling and the law
• Risk assessment
• Lifting safely
• Summary & action plans agreed