Manual Handling for Industry

A Half day course covering the basic aspects of how to pick and carry heavy loads safely.

  • Regulations/Codes of Practice
  • Manual handling Assessments
  • Brief description of the spine, spinal column and nervous system.
  • Physical effects of poor lifting techniques.
  • Outline of the types of PPE required.
  • Description of the way in which lifting & Handling should be carried out. (Kinetic Lifting Techniques)
  • Practical exercises covering the lifting & movement of loads and the necessary body movements to allow safe turning when carrying a load.