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Manual Handling (International)

Course information

Target group:

All personnel working onshore and offshore.


The course aims to increase learners’ awareness of the importance of safe manual handling operations and the risks involved with manual handling. The course also aims to outline best practice for the correct handling techniques for safe lifting, and for the pushing and pulling of loads.


Course Content

-Define the term ‘manual handling’ and explain the importance of safe manual handling operations

-Identify the types of injuries that may result from manual handling operations

-Recognise the requirement to regulate manual handling operations

-Describe the duties that are placed on employers and employees

-Explain the importance of risk assessing manual handling operations

-Identify the factors to consider when assessing manual handling operations and identify ways of reducing the risks of injury

-Describe good handling techniques for safe lifting

-Describe good handling techniques for pushing and pulling loads

-Explain the training requirements associated with manual handling operations


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