Receive a comprehensive guide to manual handling.
Manual handling is an essential part of almost every job throughout the UK. Everyone from office workers to those who work on factory floors engage in some form of manual handling each and every day. It is important to learn about the risks involved and how to lift, carry, push, and pull loads safely. This is the best way to reduce the rate of workplace injuries, most of which are caused by improper manual handling practices.
This course provides you with a comprehensive guide to manual handling. It begins by giving you an introduction to the concept of manual handling, including examples and affected workplaces. It then goes into detail about the applicable legislation and the obligations employers and employees must fulfil in order to keep their workplace safe. The specific types of risks and hazards, as well as examples on how to handle materials safely are also provided.
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