This half-day course is designed for delegates who are involved in manual handling operations including lifting, lowering, pulling, pushing,  carrying and supporting.

The course will cover

  • Hazard identification
  • Kinetic methods and Manual Handling
  • The dangers of careless and unskilled handling methods
  • The functions of the spine and the muscular system
  • The effects of lifting, lowering, pushing, pulling and carrying the load, with emphasis on harmful postures and movement
  • The use of mechanical handling aids
  • Factors affecting manual handling/load/individual person/environment/task
  • A video presentation.

This course is suitable for anyone who has to lift, carry, pull and push at work.  Please wear sensible clothing. We suggest you have flat shoes with a non-slip sole as you will be completing practical tasks during the course.

Full Course description

The course will cover

  • Hazard identification
  • Kinetic methods and Manual Handling
  • The dangers of careless and unskilled handling methods
  • The functions of the spine and the muscular system
  • The effects of lifting, lowering, pushing, pulling and carrying the load, with emphasis on harmful postures and movement
  • The use of mechanical handling aids
  • Factors affecting manual handling/load/individual person/environment/task
  • A video presentation.

This course is suitable for anyone who has to lift, carry, pull and push at work.  Please wear sensible clothing. We suggest you have flat shoes with a non-slip sole as you will be completing practical tasks during the course.

Course Duration
Half Day
Course Fees

Full Course Fee per delegate ££95 + VAT

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Course Dates

2018
14 Feb
10 Jul
11 Dec
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