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Duration

Half day

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Group Size

Maximum 12 learners

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Who should attend

All persons who’s employment duties includes lifting, carrying or manoeuvring loads of any size or description manually.

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Pre-requisites

All learners must be physically fit and mentally mature

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Course aims

The enable all learners to be able to carry out manual handling activities in their workplace safely and minimise the risk of injury

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of the course the learner will be able to:

  • Identify all manual handling activities
  • List the risks associated with manual handling
  • Demonstrate the correct ergonomic and kinetic approach to lifting and moving objects
  • State how to look after their back

Certification: All learners will be required to complete a written question paper and a practical assessment.