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Manual Handling and Safe Lifting

Training Course

Home Manual Handling and Safe Lifting
Staff Care
  • Duration
    Max Students
  • ½ day
    12

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

  • Risk Assessments
  • Steps of a Risk Assessment
  • Manual Handling Risk Assessment
  • How to Complete a MAC Assessment
  • ART Assessments
  • R.I.D.D.O.R
  • 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
  • Mechanical Lifting

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