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Manual Handling Techniques (CIEH)

Course Content

Aim:
To provide delegates with the knowledge for them to perform day-day lifting operations in a safe and competent manner.

Pre-Requisites:
None.

Duration:
The course will be of either a half day or one day in duration (dependent upon whether or not there is a requirement for the CIEH examination).

Optimum Number:
The number of delegates attending this course will be a minimum of six up to a maximum of ten.

Training Aids:
Use will be made of lecture notes, handouts and practical exercises.

Assessment:
There is an option of undertaking the CIEH examination.

 

Course Syllabus

  • Health & Safety at Work Act 1974
  • Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations 1999
  • Manual Handling Regulations 1992
  • What is manual handling?
  • Manual handling in the workplace
  • The importance of back care
  • Introduction to the spine and its flexibility
  • Common injuries
  • Risk assessment
  • Manual handling techniques
  • Demonstration and practice
  • Identifying, assessing and controlling handling risks
  • Feedback and close

Dates available on request.

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