Manual Handling – The Fundamentals


Price is per online user of this course. EU applicable VAT added

This intensive e-learning course comprises an introduction and two easy to follow study units. The importance of correct posture, lifting techniques and effective risk management are all covered, along with the serious consequences of injury through poor manual handling practice. Useful diagrams illustrate the key points.

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At the end of the course, students will be able to:

  • Define Manual Handling
  • Describe the possible consequences of manual handling injuries
  • Explain how the spine works and how poor technique can cause injuries
  • List their own responsibilities as well as those of their employer
  • State the laws that cover manual handling
  • Explain what manual handling risk assessments are, where to find them and how to use them
  • Describe the effects of gravity on their stability and posture
  • Explain the effects of leverage when holding or lifting a load
  • Assess, avoid and minimise the risk of a manual handling injury
  • List the risk factors that may apply when performing a manual handling task
  • Apply the fundamental lifting and load-moving techniques

Price is per online user of this course, excluding VAT.

5% discount on purchases of 10 users or more. For purchases of 50 users or more please phone 0844 854 9218 to find out if larger discounts are available.

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