Manual Handling

Manual Handling

Under the General Applications 2007(S.I. 299) manual handling of Loads is Defined as:

“Any transporting or supporting of a load by one or more employees and   includes lifting, putting down, pushing, pulling, carrying or moving a load, which, by reason of its characteristics or of unfavorable ergonomic conditions, involves risk, particularly of back injury, to employees.”

If any task comes under this description, An employer must  complete a Risk Assessment for the task in hand and provide Manual Handling Training

  • Course Duration                Approx 3 – 4 hrs
  • Number of students           Max 12

 

Course Objectives