Introduction to Manual Handling

Course Overview

Aim: The delegate will have a raised awareness of the risks of poor manual handling and be able to recognise how to reduce these effectively

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this module the delegate can:

  • Define common terms with respect to manual handling
  • State the consequences of poor manual handling techniques
  • Describe your employers responsibilities with regard to manual handing in your workplace
  • Recognise what you can do to minimise the risk of injury