Manual handling

Compliance

Manual Handling

Understanding the effect that lifting or supporting different objects can have on the body can help eliminate many of the risks associated with manual handling. Did you know that more than a third of the injuries reported to the Health and Safety Executive and local authorities each year, which lead to absences of over three days, result from manual handling? When you’ve completed this course, you’ll be able to:

  • identify common issues with manual handling
  • raise awareness of the issues among your colleagues, employees and managers
  • take appropriate action to prevent accidents and breaches of legislation

Course Code:103080SM009