Staff who undertake substantial manual handling operations.
Provides staff with the necessary knowledge to improve their manual handling operations and use a safer manual handling technique. Course materials are provided by HSAS. The course takes a learner-centred approach in order to maximise understanding, and involves syndicate exercises and direct trainer input.
To make the training relevant to attendees the high-risk manual handling activities must be risked assessed before training. The risk assessment outcomes will be used in the training and the practical side will use the activities. To discuss manual handling training and risk assessment please contact HSAS.
It is strongly recommended that if you have injuries or medical conditions that prevent you from safely undertaking manual handling activities, including pregnancy, you do not attend.
Three and a half hours with a 20-minute coffee break.