Plant and Safety Training Yorkshire

 Approved Cpcs Npors Plant and Safety Training Centre

Serious about Safety

Manual Handling

Overview

Manual handling and the law (MHOR 1992, HASWA 1974, RIDDOR 1995, MHSWR 1999) Moving and handling "Why bother?" Understanding your back Anatomy & Physiology Fit to move: An introduction to ergonomics and the bio-mechanics of movement Your duty of care Assessing the risk A basic guide to lifting


Duration

1/2 day (4 hours) In House

1 Day ( Level 2 Award FAA)


Maximum Number

12

Pre-Requisites

None


Aims

On completion of this course candidates will have the knowledge to handle and move objects, avoiding injury through incorrect procedures and lifting techniques.


Teaching Methods

Classroom (Powerpoint, Handouts, Videos,Written Question Paper)

Practical (Demonstrations, Hands on, practical assessment of lifting techniques)