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Manual Handling Training Course

Who should attend

The Safe Moving and Handling Basics course is intended as an introduction to moving and handling activities for those starting work, returning to work or who need specific training in manual handling, as well as being a suitable qualification for refresher training.

Learners gaining this qualification will understand that moving and handling must be carried out correctly and will recognise its importance in ensuring a safer working environment.

Please note that this course does not include practical demonstration.

The content of the course will cover:

Relevant legislation

The importance of risk assessment

Causes of manual handling injuries

Structure and function of the spine

Identify hazards

Control measures

Correct lifting procedures

Certification

Successful candidates will receive a non accredited certificate of attendance..

Pre-requisites

Candidates must be physically able to carry out the procedures detailed in the course outline.