Lifting & Handling of Loads (adult social care only)

Course Code
Course Types
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
Monday 24 September 2018
End Date
Monday 24 September 2018
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

This course is for you if: 

  • you work in a city council or independent adult social care service
  • you have to lift, carry or move objects during the course of your work
Target Audience
Adult Social Care Providers
target audience
Course pre-requisites
Brighton Town Hall - Bloomsbury Room, Bartholomew Square
Event Trainers
David Taylor
Pricing Bands
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