Manual handling accounts for about 1/3 of the injuries at work.
Manual handling training gives employees the skills to safely undertake manual handling tasks, reducing their risk of injury, to ensure they are working safely, comfortably and productively at work.
This manual handling course is aimed at employees at all levels who perform manual handling operations, including the transporting of a load by lifting, lowering, pushing, pulling, carrying, maneuvering, steadying or transporting by hand or by bodily force.
The course will take in the region of 2 hours to complete. At the end there is Test your Knowledge section consisting of several questions. It is recommended that a practical session takes place so as candidates can put what they have learnt into practice.