Manual Handling

Short course

In London, Derby, Crewe and 2 other venues

Price on request

Description

  • Type

    Short course

  • Methodology

    Inhouse

To provide delegates with the knowledge and understanding, of how to avoid, assess and reduce the risk of personal injury from hazardous manual handling activities so far as is reasonably practicable.
Suitable for: All workplace personnel that undertake manual handling activities should attend this programme, to be made aware of the possibilities of personal injury, through incorrect handling techniques.

Facilities

Location

Start date

Crewe (Cheshire)
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Rail House, Gresty Road, CW2 6EH

Start date

On request
Derby (Derbyshire)
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London Road, DE24 8UX

Start date

On request
Glasgow
West Coast Traincare Centre 109 Polmadie Road, G5 0BA

Start date

On request
London
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100 Plough Road Battersea Wandsworth, SW11 2AN

Start date

On request
York (North Yorkshire)
C/O Po Box 157, Y01 6YU

Start date

On request
Inhouse

Start date

On request
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Course programme

Manual Handling

Objectives
By the end of the course, delegates will be able to:
* Describe the regulatory requirements of employers and employees.
* Identify manual handling operations.
* Identify risk assessment factors and relevant control measures.
* Describe the structure of the spine and possible sustainable injuries.
* Carry out the base lift technique.

Content
Delegates will be issued with course notes, which will give information relating to the types of
external and internal injuries which could result from incorrect lifting techniques. They will be made
aware of problems associated with the task, the load and the working environment.


Learning Approach
The theory part of the training will be delivered in a classroom environment, which will be tutor lead,
with support of a PowerPoint presentation, video and open discussion. This will be followed by a
practical demonstration and assessment of correct lifting techniques. The content of the programme
being 80% theory and 20% practical.

Features
Delegates will gain a full understanding of manual handling legislation, risk assessment and good practice.
The course is supported by comprehensive course notes..

Requirements
Due to an element of practical training involved in the programme, delegates should have a
reasonable level of personal fitness to allow them to undertake a practical lifting assessment.

Duration
One day

Location
Open programme courses are held at Catalis training sites, there is also an opportunity for reserved courses to be delivered at the customer's location

Manual Handling

Price on request