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Safe Moving and Handling (Loads) at Acacia Training

Course description

To equip participants to undertake a range of manual handling activities safely, minimising risk to themselves and others.

Who Should Apply:

All staff who undertake load handling. The course is for staff new to role and as an update. Annual update training required.

Course content

 By the end of the curse participants will: 

  • Understand the basic anatomy of the spine and back care 
  • Understand the responsibilities of employee and employer in relation to Manual Handling Legislation 
  • Understand the basic principles of safe manaul handling 
  • Identify appropriate manual handling techniques for transferring loads 
  • Understand the importance of correct load assessment and will have participated in practical exercises and practised a range of manaul handling manoeuvres 
  • Understand legislation - employees and employers responsibility 
  • Understand the Principles of Safe Load Assessment and Practice

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Acacia Training directly.

Last updated date: 18 August 2015
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