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Safer Lifting & Handling of Loads

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Training Event
This course will help you to identify any manual handling issues within your area of work. You will be shown the correct way to move, lift and carry loads in order to reduce your risk of injury.  


The course will show you how to carry out a risk assessment for load handling activities and teach you about the anatomy of the body and the mechanics of the back and spine, with a practical session to suit the delegates.


Duration: 1 x half day session
Refresher? Recommended 3 yearly.
Start Date
Friday 6 September 2019
End Date
Friday 6 September 2019
09:30 - 12:30
Number of Sessions
Learning outcomes
By the end of this course you will: 

   • define Manual Handling
   • outline employers and employees responsibilities according to the Manual
     Handling Operations Regulations 1992
   • cite the principles of the safer handling of loads
   • undertake an informal risk assessment of a load
   • safely demonstrate: pushing, pulling and lifting
Additional information
Priority is given to BHCC staff and Schools staff but if spaces are still available 1 week before the event date, external people will be able to book a space. Please contact us on Tel: 01273-291460 or e-mail to 1 week before the course date to check availability of spaces. Details of charges are published on the Learning Gateway.

 This course is for you if:
   • you have to lift, carry or move objects during the course of your work
Target Audience
For anyone where relevant to role
target audience
Course pre-requisites
Brighton Town Hall - Volks Room , Bartholomew Square
Event Trainers
David Taylor
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