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Manual Handling in the Workplace
Manual Handling in the Workplace

The Law

The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992, as amended in 2002

Who is the course for?

All employees in the workplace identified through Risk Assessment as undertaking Manual Handling activities.

Why take the course?

The above regulations apply to a wide range of manual handling activities, including lifting, lowering, pushing, pulling or carrying.

Incorrect manual handling is one of the most common causes of injury at work. It causes work-related musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) which account for over a third of all workplace injuries.

We recognise classroom only delivery of Manual Handling training is limited in how it reflects real world manual handling activities being undertaken within our members companies.  

As such BPIF provide a half day Manual Handling course which includes: Initial classroom theory followed by 1:1 in the work place, training and observation of delegates undertaking their job role activities. 

What is covered on the course?

- Introduction to applicable legislation
- Identifying risks and types of injuries
- Manual handling risk assessment
- Reducing and controlling risks
- Manual Handing Techniques 1:1 in the workplace training and observation

Duration: 1/2 Day

Location: On-site

Maximum delegate numbers apply and will be stated at the point of enquiry. Off-site courses will take place at a BPIF specified venue and are subject to availability.

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For more information please contact:
Meeka Walwyn-Lewis
Meeka Walwyn-Lewis
Specialist Services Manager
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