Manual Handling

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Manual HandlingModule Purpose

This module provides the learner with the knowledge and skills to identify, recognise the need for, and adopt methods to control manual handling risks, thereby reducing the frequency of injuries.

Target Group

For whom All field workers who carry out manual handling tasks

Summary of Content

  • Occupational Health & Safety Act 2004
  • Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2017
  •  Hazardous Manual Handling Compliance Code 2019
  •  Risk Assessment and Control
  •  Effects of manual handling on the body
  •  Factors resulting in manual handling injuries
  •  Preventive back and neck care
  •  Manual handling techniques
  •  Control strategies
  •  Work organisation
  •  Job & task design
  • Local manual handling issues

Course Duration

4 Hours

Group Size

6 Participants

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Benefits from this course

  • Increase your employability in electricity supply industry (ESI)
  • Learn current and best practices in a rapidly changing sector.
  • Be confident in being able to demonstrate safe manual handling techniques

Course Documents

Manual Handling