This course is suitable for those who work in any role that requires physical handling of goods, equipment or people.
The course is designed to provide an understanding of the effects of poor manual handling, socially, physically and commercially to workers of all roles.
Students will understand the legal aspects and duties that employers and employees have in respect of manual handling.
They will appreciate tall actions defined as manual handling and gain a thorough knowledge of the assessment required to be carried out prior to a manual handling action. Instruction will cover the use of alternatives to manual handling and the approved method of manually handling loads individually and in groups will be demonstrated and practised.