Manual Handling

In most jobs, in almost all sectors, there are elements of moving and handling, this is known as manual handling.  With heavy and sometimes awkward lifting, injuries are sometimes common and as a result equate to over one-third of all workplace injuries.

This course provides the knowledge and skills to avoid you becoming a part of that statistic by giving the customer information and training on manual handling procedures for all manner of workplaces, from manual handling in healthcare to manual handling in the retail sector.

This course offers a comprehensive guide to the best practice when it comes to manual handing. Ideal as part of a staff induction, as a refresher training for existing staff members or for those looking to go on to achieve a recognised manual handling qualification.

Manual Handling Modules

  • The definition of manual handling
  • The LITE stairway to safety
  • Safe lifting techniques
  • Correcting lifting techniques
  • Lifting with more than one person
  • Examples of manual handling

This course is Ideal for employee inductions, refresher training or anyone who will be involved in manual handling as part of their job role.

The course can also be used as part of the on-programme element of the new apprenticeship standards, supporting the knowledge, skills and behaviours apprentices need to effectively integrate into the workplace.

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