Suitable for - the designated person in a special school or ARP who has been given the responsibility to assess the loads when moving and handling pupils with mobility problems
Refresher training required? – yes, annually
This course will enable trainees to understand the importance of an ergonomic approach to assessing manual handling operations. It will teach an appreciation of the factors associated with back pain risks, and sufficient anatomy and biomechanics to facilitate understanding the mechanics of back injury.
It will teach the legal implications of the Health & Safety at Work Act and the Manual Handling Operations Regulations, and load guidance and factors affecting these.
Demonstration of current acceptable techniques will inform delegates’ decision making. Guidance and practice will be given in forms of assessment.
Duration - 2 Days
Please contact Herts Handling 01582 730 701