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MANUAL HANDLING – Nottingham & The Midlands

June 21

MANUAL HANDLING - ½ DAY

MANUAL HANDLING – ½ DAY

These courses cover the following elements:
This course is designed to provide an awareness of the injuries and damage caused by poor manual handling and the correct techniques required to reduce the likelihood of future problems.

The course is designed for both people required to lift and carry objects, as well as managers and supervisors who may have to assess those involved in manual handling.

Delegates will be provided with the knowledge of how to minimise the risk of injury and harm to themselves and others through awareness of correct lifting and carrying techniques and potential workplace hazards. By the end of the course delegates will be able to summarise the relevant legislation and regulations, appreciate the impact of poor manual handling on business performance, identify and assess potential hazards and choose appropriate methods of risk control, in addition to carrying out manual handling techniques in a safe manner.

Outcomes:

• PRS certificate of attendance with course content.

Assessment:

• Case study requiring written assessment.
• Practical participation.

Course Content:

• The Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 and other relevant legislation.
• Management of Health and Safety at Work regulations.
• Accident statistics.
• Function of the spine and muscular system.
• Repetitive strain injury, avoidance of potential injuries.
• Assessment of the ‘task’, ‘load’ and environment.
• Ergonomics principles applied to:
– Manual Handling
– Seated workstation jobs
– Work area layout
– Work procedures
– Standing workstation jobs
– Manual Handling Operations Regulations (assessments, PPE and mechanical aids).
– Control strategies.


PRS Qualifications Cetificate

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Date:
June 21
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Venue

P R S  Training Centre
Ellesmere Business Park, Ellesmere Cresent
Nottingham, NG5 1DX United Kingdom
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Phone:
0115 985 7700
Website:
http://www.prshealthandsafety.co.uk

 

PRS Training Centre Nottingham

Ellesmere Business Park
Ellesmere Cresent
Nottingham
NG5 1DX
UK

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Email: training@prshealthandsafety.co.uk
Phone: 0115 985 7700

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