Location: The Innovation Centre, Catalyst Inc/, Bay Road, L'Derry, BT48 7TG
Time: 9:30am - 1:30pm
This 4 hour Principles of Manual Handling course introduces candidates to the hazards and risks involved in manual handling and outlines what to expect from a manual handling assessment. It will enable employees to develop safer handling techniques in the workplace.
Under the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992, employers are required to take appropriate steps to reduce the risk of injury to employees – this includes suitable training. This course – Principles and Practice combines both the theoretical and hands-on elements of the subject and teaches learners techniques to lift, carry, push and pull objects safely within their individual capabilities.
The course includes training on the following:
• What is MH
• Operations Regulations
• MH Injuries
• Causes of Injuries
• Risk Avoidance
• Good Handling Techniques
Any person who undertakes manual handling tasks within the workplace including lifting, pushing, pulling, supporting or transferring any loads regardless of weight.