Manual Handling and Working at Height
4th December 2017
9am until 4pm
Stallard Kane Associates, 11-23 Market Street, Gainsborough, DN21 2BL
This course provides information to individuals to help reduce the risk of manual handling injuries and includes the following
- Definition of manual handling and an overview of the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992
- Recognising manual handling hazards and injuries
- Understanding injuries arising from poor manual handling techniques
- Risk assessing manual handling activities, looking at the task, environment and load together with individual capabilities
- Practical advice on good individual and team lifting techniques
- Techniques for safe pushing and pulling activities
- The course includes a practical session providing delegates with the opportunity to practice good lifting techniques.
Working at Height
Who is the course for?
Employees at all levels who are required to undertake working at height activities. This course will be tailored to suit individual needs taking into account the type of access equipment being used and work undertaken.
- An overview of the Working at Height Regulations 2005
- Hazards associated with working at height
- The importance of risk assessment
- Choosing the right access equipment
- Working on fragile surfaces
- Working environment
- Safe use of ladders
- Ladder inspection