The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 (amended 2002) requires employers to undertake Manual Handling risk assessments. Under these regulations, Manual Handling training should be provided for all staff. Back problems account for a third all of worker absences in the UK!!!
Eligibility & Certification
Eligibility: No Previous Qualifications Required.
Assessment is ongoing by the instructor.
Location & Availability
We are based in the Sheffield & Rotherham area, however we area ideally suited to servicing the South Yorkshire and North Derbyshire areas.
This course type runs for 2 hours. Group bookings only for a minimum of 6 delegates…
The following ranges of subjects are covered:-
- Functions of the spine and why manual handling injuries occur.
- Types of injuries.
- Identifying hazards of top heavy bending.
- Applying the principles of a good base movement.
- Control strategies.
- Personal protective equipment…