Manual Handling of inanimate objects

This course has been designed for those who's work involves lifting and moving of equipment at work.
Statistics show us that 80% of adults will suffer back pain at some point during their adult life, in most cases, many will manage to continue working or return to work within a few days or weeks, despite their pain.

Manual Handling Injuries come under two headings.
1. External Injuries
Which include cuts, bruises, and crush injuries, lacerations to fingers, hands, forearms, ankles and feet. These types of injuries are not normally as serious as:
2. Internal Injuries
Which include muscle & ligament strain & tears, hernias (ruptures), prolapsed inter-vertebra discs, fractures to bones and injuries to knees, ankles, shoulders and elbow joints.

Course aims and objectives

  • To provide delegates with an appreciation of the requirements of manual handling legislation
  • Understand the need to carry out risk assessments when your work involves manual handling
  • Understand the importance of correct manual handling techniques
  • Manual handling content

    • Anatomy of the spine
    • Causes of back pain
    • Moving & handling assessments
    • Manual handling legislation
    • Principles of safer moving & handling
    • Unsafe systems of work
    • Equipment demonstrations & practice
    • Manual handling risk assessment
    • Evaluation
    This course is theory based, although there shall be elements of a practical demonstration by the course candidate.
    Half day.
    3 years, this course is accredited.
    We can provide this training throughout the UK, at a venue or location of your choice.
    For more information on cost, group bookings, open courses or train the trainer, please contact us. We aim to beat any equivalent quote.

    Manual Handling Online Training

    Training your employees with our online system will go a long way to giving them greater awareness of the dangers that poor manual handling poses, as well as covering safe handling techniques, practical solutions to manual handling issues and the use of mechanical aids.

    Cost Add this to your shopping cart for just £25 + VAT! If you need several licences, buy in bulk discounts are available. Please call our team today on: free phone 0800 052 9355
    Approved by IIRSM & CPD
    75 mins
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