SPA Module – Manual Handling
To build on basic health and safety information by concentrating on risks specifically associated with Manual Handling
To understand the implications of: risk of personal injury, cost to the business, job security, environment not properly considered
On completion of this module delegates will be able to:
Identify key ways of lifting safely to prevent injury
Risk assess objects prior to lifting
- Myths and legend
- Back pain
- Employer responsibilities
- Your responsibilities
- Assessing objects prior to lifting
- Warming up
- Supervision and team lifting.
Assessment results: Will demonstrate an acceptable understanding of theory, increase in the awareness of Manual Handling techniques and control measures to be put in place.