Manual Handling

  • Start: Not Currently Scheduled
  • Duration: 1 Day
  • Code: TBC
  • Availability: 10
  • Cost: £75.00

This half day course is suitable for managers, supervisors and staff in any department, who are involved in the assessment, removal or reduction of risk from manual handling operations.

About The Course

Course Overview

Who Should Attend?

Poor workplace manual handling techniques are likely to affect everyone.  Injury, incapacity and insurance claims linked to back and neck problems, are abound in the administrative and production areas of most occupational sectors.  This half day course is suitable for managers, supervisors and staff who are involved in the assessment, removal or reduction of risk from manual handling operations.

What Will I Learn?

This is a highly practical and interactive ½ day course.  Throughout the course, attendees will get the opportunity for hands on practical exercises linked to safe movement and storage of materials , and manual handling techniques.

Course Overview

During the course attendees will learn about

  • Legislation (Health & Safety at Work NI Order (1978) and the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992)
  • Responsibilities as detailed in the legislation
  • The causes and importance of back injury prevention strategies
  • Safe movement and storage of materials
  • Manual handling techniques
  • The effects of manual handling on the body
  • The importance of and being able to assist in carrying out risk assessments

Exams and Assessments

The course has no formal exams or assessments.  However, the lecturer will continually assess attendees’ knowledge and safe working practices throughout the course.

Required Publications

None required

Terms and Conditions

We understand that it may be necessary for you to cancel your course booking. If you do cancel, we will refund your payment in accordance with the policy as set out below.

You must provide us with notice of cancellation by email to info@ett-ni.org. Failure to do so will mean your cancellation will not be processed, and any money owed may be lost. If you provide us with notice of cancellation 28 days before the date of the course, we will refund you with 100% of your payment, minus any non-refundable deposit. We will be unable to provide you with a refund where notice of cancellation is received after this period. Where payment has not already been received, you will be invoiced for the amount owed.

We do our best to run all scheduled courses. However, from time to time it may be necessary to cancel or postpone courses due to circumstances beyond our control. If this should happen, we will take all reasonable steps to notify you in good time. We will also refund 100% of your payment.