Location: The Innovation Centre, Cayalyst Inc., Bay Road, L'Derry, BT48 7TG
The Manual Handling Trainer course aims to provide delegates with the vital knowledge to assist in meeting the requirements of the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992. Training assists in meeting the requirements of this hierarchy and provides those in a supervisory role with the knowledge and skills to meet the aims of the regulations.
Manual Handling training provides the vital knowledge to help reduce the risks of injury in the workplace. Training can help to avoid back prolems and less obvious injury to hands, arms and feet. injuries are not always immediate and can occur over a long period of time. Training in Manual Handling can lead to less work-days being lost, so saving money and reducing individual suffering.
Under the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992, employers are required to assess manual handling tasks which cannot be avoided, and reduce the risk of injury in the lowest acceotable level. The regulations also require that suitable and sufficient training is provided to those employees who carry out such tasks to enable them to do so in a safe manner. This course will equip key personnel with the tools to train other members of staff in correct handling procedures and also raise staff awareness of the hazards of manual handling.
Aims of the course
This course is designed to assist individuals who are responsible for delivering training in relation to the manual handling regulations.
By the end of the course delegates will be able to:
The course is delivered over 2 days in which delegates will recieve training in the folloing key areas:
Each delegate recieves Powerpoint Presentations for use after the course and also course handbooks to assist them in delivering training in house in their organisations.
Pre-course Entry Requirements
Organisations can also choose to train delegates as Manual Handling Trainers in order to provide training “in-house” and contribute to the overall safety of employees. These staff will have to be competent in this area and will be trained to deliver Manual Handling Training.
All delegates will receive training to enable them to deliver Manual Handling training effectively. They will also receive comprehensive Trainers Discs which includes powerpoint presentations, videos, lesson plans and certificate templates.