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Manual Handling Training

Manual Handling Risk Assessor 

Manual Handling Risk Assessor 

This one-day course will enable you to carry out manual handling risk assessments, devise practical solutions and provide staff with instruction on safe lifting techniques. 

Who should attend? 

Anyone who is required to undertake manual handling risk assessments 

Why you should attend 

Every organisation or company that carries out manual handling activities is required to carry out manual handling risk assessments. In order to be deemed competent, you need to participate in training, and practice your skills 

What you will learn 

Knowledge of the relevant legislation, the risk assessment process and the link to safe systems of work. Practical solutions to manual handling situations 
To be able to carry out manual handling risk assessments and recommend controls and improvements to management 
The legal framework for manual handling 
Approved Code of Practice and Guidance documents 
The causes of injury and cost to the business 
An understanding of the anatomy of the back 
The leverage effect 
Risk factors and risk assessment 
Efficient handling techniques 
Practical solutions to manual handling issues 
Consideration of the controls hierarchy for manual handling 
Safe systems of work 
Practical risk assessments using the HSE Manual Handling Assessment 
Chart (MAC) tool and Assessment of Repetitive Tasks (ART) tool and debrief 


Assignment and self-evaluation 




23rd May, 2016 
6th September, 2016 

What does it cost? 

Please contact us for a tailored quotation. 

What's included? 

Certificate, telephone and e-mail support for 12 months. 

Course duration 

1 day 

Contact Us 

Please contact us regarding our Manual Handling Risk Assessor Course. 

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