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Safe Manual Handling - Online or interactive CDROM


All of us have to lift and carry heavy loads at some time at work and at home and we are rarely aware of the dangers involved when lifting incorrectly.

This course highlights the dangers of lifting incorrectly and in particular shows the damage that can be done to your spine. A clear step-by-step procedure of how to adopt the safest lifting posture is shown as are some back strengthening exercises. The course also outlines the measures that employers should take to protect their workforce and illustrates the basic principles of team lifting. There is even a section on how to avoid lifting altogether!

This course is aimed at anyone who is required to lift and handle loads as part of their normal workloads.

Course Type

These courses cover all areas of health and safety; companies have an obligation to undertake for the well being of their staff.  Using high quality video footage, students will be demonstrated a number of real life situations.

Course Objectives

The course is designed to give students a thorough introduction to health and safety in order to equip them to make the best decision possible.

Course Content

  • Introduction
  • Reducing the Risk
  • Your Back
  • Good Handling Techniques
  • Team Lifting
  • Pushing and Pulling
  • Self Test

On completion this course you will know:

  • The dangers of lifting incorrectly
  • How bad handling techniques can cause injury to your spine
  • Special back strengthening exercises
  • How to lift correctly and safely
  • How to lift a load as a team
  • Techniques to avoid lifting

Course Duration

On average the course takes 2-3 hours to complete.


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