This is a four-hour course designed to give students the ability to:
- Gain an overview of the law relating to manual handling
- Gain an understanding of the points on a manual handling risk assessment
- Gain an understanding of common injuries caused by poor manual handling, looking at body mechanics and practical techniques to improve.
At the end of this course, students will develop a greater understanding of manual handling so that people carrying out this task can work in a safe and effective manner.