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Instructor-led course

Provided by: Occupational Health and Safety Service


This course has 13 scheduled runs. To book a place, please choose your preferred date:


November 2019


December 2019


January 2020


February 2020


March 2020


April 2020

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Lifting and Manual Handling


Description

This awareness training is for all staff who are regularly involved in moving and carrying loads and setting up equipment etc. The course involves theory, video and a practical demonstration by the instructor.

Also available to deliver in departments and colleges where a more bespoke course maybe useful. See Unscheduled events for more details.

Target audience
  • University and college staff
  • Further details regarding OHSS’ eligibility criteria are available
Objectives
  • To have an understanding of the causes of manual handling injuries
  • To have an understanding of methods of preventing injuries
  • To understand the need to carry out a formal risk assessment where a significant risk of a manual handling injury has been identified
Format

Presentations and demonstration

Further information

This is also available as a bespoke course to departments. Please contact us to discuss your requirements.

Charging

College staff are charged £28 per participant, see charging for further information

Duration

One session of one and a half hours

Frequency

A number of times per year

Theme
Manual Handling

Events available