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Manual Handling Techniques

Course Title Manual Handling Techniques
Course Duration ½ day
Target Group All personnel that engage in physical labour whilst completing their job
Course Description Poor manual handling practices is one of the most common causes of injury in the work place and injuries can be disabling and costly, this course will teach how to safely identify, plan and perform manual handling tasks and maintain an injury free workplace
Course topics (brief) What is manual handling, the risks and consequences of manual handling, legal requirements and responsibilities, assessing manual handling tasks and mitigating risk, Using mechanical aids, proper lifting techniques
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