MANUAL HANDLING (½ day)
To give delegates information on Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 (as amended) and to make them aware of accidents/injuries that can occur whilst handling or moving materials and objects.
No previous experience required.
Lecture notes and audio visual presentation.
On successful completion of the course candidates will receive a NETA certificate.
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On completion of the course the delegate will be capable of:
- Understanding/interpreting the requirements of the appropriate part of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974.
- Understanding/interpreting the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 (as amended).
- To give delegates a basic knowledge of the ‘Back’ and how it works
- Understanding how injuries occur and the causes of injuries
- Completing documentation.
- Identifying alternative methods of lifting and moving objects.
- Lifting and moving objects using correct methods.
- Employer and employee responsibilities
- Health and safety legislation
- The manual handling problem
- Human and financial costs of accidents
- Causes of back problems – on and off site
- Common injuries associated with poor manual handling
- Employer / employee duties
- Correct lifting techniques