Manual Handling Training

Course Programme

  • Location:
    JMD Training, Unit 2, 6b Wildflower Way, Boucher Road, Belfast, BT12 6TA
  • Duration:
    One Day
  • Course Aim:

    One in three accidents at work are caused by manual handling and usually involve damage to the back. If you or your team members are required to lift and move objects at work, this course will show you how to carry out different types of lifts safely, so as to reduce the likelihood of injury arising from any manual handling activities.

  • Course Objective:

    Topics Covered

    • What is Manual Handling ?
    • Manual Handling Related Injuries
    • Employer Responsibilities & Legal Compliance
    • Employee Responsibilities & Cooperation with Employer
    • Physiology of the Spine
    • Safe Lifting Techniques
    • Kinetic Lifting Techniques
    • Load Handling
    • Practical Assessment
    • Course Feedback

    Candidate’s progress will be continually monitored throughout the programme. All candidates will be required to participate in a basic manual handling activity. Recommendations for further training may be made if candidates appear to have serious bad practice or are inexperienced.

  • Who is this course for:

    Aimed at people from all industry backgrounds

  • On Completion:

    Candidates will receive a three-year certificate

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