Online Manual Handling Training Course



The Online Manual Handling Training Course is designed to provide participants with the necessary knowledge and skills to understand and apply safe manual handling practices in various work environments. Manual handling refers to any activity that involves the use of physical force to lift, carry, push, or pull objects.
This comprehensive online course aims to educate individuals on the potential risks associated with manual handling tasks and equip them with practical techniques to prevent injuries and promote workplace safety. Participants will learn about the correct posture, body mechanics, and lifting techniques that minimize the strain on their bodies and reduce the likelihood of musculoskeletal disorders.

The course content covers a wide range of topics related to manual handling, including:

  1.  Introduction to Manual Handling:
     Definition and scope of manual handling
     Legal responsibilities and obligations
     Common manual handling injuries and their impact
  2.  Risk Assessment:
     Identifying hazardous manual handling tasks
     Assessing the potential risks and determining control measures
     Hazardous substances and their handling considerations
  3.  Ergonomics and Body Mechanics:
     Understanding the principles of ergonomics
     Maintaining proper body posture and alignment
     Applying safe lifting, carrying, pushing, and pulling techniques
  4.  Manual Handling Equipment:
     Overview of mechanical aids and equipment
     Selection and proper use of lifting aids
     Inspection, maintenance, and storage of equipment
  5. Injury Prevention and Management:
     Common musculoskeletal disorders related to manual handling.
     Early recognition of symptoms and signs of injury
     Reporting procedures and seeking medical assistance
  6. Practical Exercises and Demonstrations:
     Interactive videos and simulations to practice safe manual handling techniques.
     Real-life case studies highlighting best practices and lessons learned.

Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive a certificate of completion, demonstrating their competency in safe manual handling practices. This certificate can be used as evidence of training compliance in various workplaces and industries.

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