Applied Manual Handling

Applied Manual Handling

Applied Manual Handling

Who Attends
If you an employee or self-employed and work in a controlled environment, this course is for you. It is especially important if you are carrying out repetitive tasks that involve manual handling

It is important that manual handling is done correctly to avoid injury. Taking this assessment will give you the practical knowledge you need to understand the risks involved if you handle items incorrectly

Course details
This is a half day course but in that time you’ll learn the skills of manual handling with background theory and practice. You’ll look at the types of injuries caused by incorrect handling and how to stay safe when performing tasks


Course Length
Half Day



    • State the principles of safe lifting to minimise risk of injury
    • Be aware of parts of your body that are at risk of injury due to poor handling techniques and understand common injuries and how they occur
    • Better recognise the hazards of manual handling and how to help reduce them in your workplace


Course Content

      • Introduction to manual handling
      • Manual handling and the law
      • The musculoskeletal system
      • Mechanics of movement
      • Types of manual handling injuries
      • Risk assessment
      • Control measures for reducing the risks of harm
      • Principles of safer handling
      • Manual handling equipment
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