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Health and Safety: Manual Handling Operations
Who is it for?
Staff for whom manual handling (lifting, carrying, pushing & pulling) forms a significant part of their work.
This course is also appropriate for managers of staff who manually handle.
What is it about?
Introduces the principles of the ergonomic approach to lifting & handling operations.
Delegates will rehearse various good handling techniques.
Specific topics include: Identifying hazards, risk assessment, The Manual Handling Operations Regulations and Legal Duties, The University MHO assessment form and procedures.
What will I get out of it?
Be able to put into practice and understand the importance of, the correct lifting & handling technique.
Is there anything I need to do before attending?
You may like to read the Manual handling standard which can be found on the Health & Safety web site.
Do I get a qualification?
No, this is a mandatory course for staff that perform manual handling duties on a regular basis.
Assessment Practical session is included and general questions at the end of session.
Previous attendees said:
'Concise and to the point, I enjoyed the trainers teaching style'
This course is administered by Staff Learning and Development; please e-mail SLD@exeter.ac.uk for any queries.
Cancellation with less than 2 weeks notice will incur a charge of GBP50.00 to your College Professional Service as per our cancellation policy: http://www.exeter.ac.uk/staff/development/courses/cancel
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