Date and location
26 January 2016, Health and Safety Laboratory, Harpur Hill, Buxton,
Derbyshire, SK17 9JN
This course will equip you with the knowledge to help recognise, assess and reduce manual handling risks in your organisation. It is suited to employers and employee representatives who intend to begin the process of manual handling risk assessment and control within their companies. It will also benefit those already involved in manual handling risk reduction who require more formal or in-depth training in this subject, including training in the use of specific manual handling assessment tools.
What will the course cover?
- Principles of manual handling
- Understanding injuries
- Common types of injuries
- Legal aspects
- Key risk factors
- Manual handling risk assessment (MAC and L23)
- Pushing and pulling
- Control and reduction of risk
- Key principles of good handling techniques
- Case studies
Further information and booking
A full programme and online booking form can be found on the Manual Handling for Assessors event page. Alternatively, you can email HSL Training or call 01298 218806.