The Manual Handling at Work course ensures that delegates are able to understand the fundamental risks and issues related to handling heavy objects. Manual Handling can involve lifting, pulling, loading, pushing, and carrying heavy loads and completing any of these actions incorrectly can increase the possibility of causing injuries.
The course will include:
Manual Handling & Safe Lifting
What is Manual Handling?
Basic Rules of Good Lifting
Techniques of Safe Lifting
Pushing or Pulling Loads
Risks Involved in Manual Handling
Hazard and Risk
Risk Factors of Manual Handling
Risk Awareness at Work
Common Workplace Injuries
How Can Risks Be Reduced?
Legal Requirements and Responsibilities
Health and Safety at Work Act
Manual Handling Operations Regulations
General Duties of Employers and Employees
Assessment of Activities Involved in Manual Handling
Steps of a Risk Assessment
Manual Handling Risk Assessment
How to Complete a MAC Assessment
What Should Be Reported?
Types of Reportable Injury
Mechanical Supports Used in Manual Handling
Mechanical Supports in Manual Handling
Types of Mechanical Supports
Choosing the Right Mechanical Supports
Mechanical Lifting Hazards
Hendeca also provide a full suite of training services designed to reduce risk and prepare your staff for many eventualities