Manual handling causes over a third of all workplace injuries. These include work-related musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) such as pain and injuries to arms, legs and joints, and repetitive strain injuries of various sorts.
Who is the course aimed at?
The course is aimed at all employees who work with a manual handling risk. The term manual handling covers any activities involving lifting, lowering, pushing, pulling and carrying.
- Legal obligations
- Manual handling risk factors
- Common injuries caused by manual handling
- Assessing the risk
- Good manual handling technique
- Implementing Controls to reduce the risk