Moving and Handling of Objects

Moving and Handling of Objects course

Course overview

This course is suitable for 16 + years and provides an introduction to the moving and handling of objects.

This is a half-day course lasting 4 hours. This includes a 10-minute break.

The course is delivered in a classroom setting and mixes theory and practical elements.

Your ability is assessed throughout the day using a range of assessments, lifting techniques, handling techniques and mechanical aids.

Course Content

  • Legislation
  • Definition of manual handling
  • Causes of Accidents
  • The spine
  • Vertebrae
  • Back Injuries
  • Mechanics of lifting
  • Risk assessments
  • Team lifting
  • Theory of practical tests
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