Manual Handling (Half Day)
This endorsed training programme is operated by Alpha Training Safety Solutions Limited
To introduce Manual Handling safe practices in the workplace.
Delegates will be aware of the principles behind safe manual handling of loads. To lift and carry loads within their capacity using aids and assistance as required. They will learn how to state the parts of the body at risk of injury when lifting incorrectly and the injuries that may occur as a result. They will be able to demonstrate the techniques that can be applied to the manual handling of loads in order to achieve economy of effort and observe the improvements in their manual handling skills.
There are no pre-requisites for the training programme.
- Introduction to Manual Handling
- Statistical Evidence
- Understanding of anatomy related to manual handling
- The leverage effect
- Causes of back pain
- Introduction to base movement
- Top heavy movement
- Dual lifting techniques
- Team lifting techniques
- Personal Protective Equipment
- The use of mechanised lifting aids
- Workplace specific practical application
Registration on EUSR is valid for 3 years from date of training.
Find Out More
If you would like more information on the course please contact Louise Grant or Louise Everist via email Info@alphahealthandsafety.com or call 01903 871 381.
An Endorsed Training Programme is a training programme that has been endorsed by Energy & Utility Skills as meeting its objectives. They are offered by private companies and any questions relating specifically to that training package should be directed to the appropriate provider.