SHORT COURSES Manual Handling

Manual Handling

  • This pack covers the law relating to moving and handling, Risk Assessment, Your duty of care. and the elements of anatomy and physiology involved in moving and handling. The  pack does not enable anyone to become proficient in Manual Handling by itself. The only way to achieve proficiency is to practice.  After reading this pack it is important to do some practical training.  Practice is essential.

What does the course cover?

  1. Introduction
  2. Health & Safety Law    
  3. Regulations
  4. Health & Safety At Work Act 1974 (Hasawa) Objectives Of The Act    
  5. Management Of Health And Safety Regulations 1992    
  6. Management Of Health & Safety At Work Regulations 1999    
  7. Workplace (Health, Safety And Welfare) Regulations 1992    
  8. Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992    
  9. Reporting Injuries Diseases Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995    
  10. Lifting Operations & Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998    
  11. Provision And Use Of Work Equipment Regulations 1998    
  12. Risk Assessment    
  13. Definitions 
  14. Purpose 
  15. Hazardous Situations May Involve    
  16. Good Assessments Will Result In    
  17. The Five Steps To Risk Assessment.    
  18. Remember.    
  19. What Has To Be Assessed?    
  20. How Should It Be Implemented?    
  21. Who Should Carry Out The Assessment?    
  22. Why Bother?
  23. Control Measures To Reduce Risk.    
  24. Duty Of Care – What Is It?    
  25. Anatomy & Physiology Involved In Moving And Handling    
  26. The Skeletal System    
  27. The Spine    
  28. The Muscular System    
  29. The Circulatory System    
  30. Diagram Of The Heart    
  31. The Nervous System    
  32. The Skin    
  33. Cross Section Of The Skin    
  34. Causes Of Back Pain    
  35. Exercise:    
  36. Rest:    
  37. Hints For Practical Manual Handling