Manual Handling

Manual handling relates to the moving of items either by lifting, lowering, carrying, pushing or pulling. In this training on Manual Handling, we will cover :

  • Manual Handling - How it is different from ‘hazard’ at Workplace?;
  • How it is different from ‘Risk’ at Workplace? ;   
  • Basic principle of Manual Handling; 
  • How to use Manual Handling equipments safely;
  • Guideline weights for lifting & lowering;
  • Lifting & handling in teams;
  • Controlling Risks from Manual Handling;
  • Legal Duties & Obligations around Manual Handling;
  • Assessing Manual Handling risks;

  • Potential injuries associated with incorrect Manual Handling;

  • Potential negative health effects of Manual Handling;

  • Potential injuries associated with incorrect Manual Handling;

  • Duties of employers and employees relating to Manual Handling in  Workplace;

Course Details   Duration (hours)
1.Course Outline Glance Play 0.15 hour
2.Introduction Play 0.15 hour
3.Principles of Manual Handling Play 0.1 hour
4.How to use Manual Handling equipment safely Play 0.1 hour
5.Guideline Weights for Lifting & Lowering Play 0.2 hour
6.Safety suggestions Glance Play 0.7 hour
7.Potential injuries associated with incorrect Manual Handling Play 0.75 hour
8.Duties of employers and employees Play 0.25 hour
9.Consequences of non-compliance with manual handling requirements in the workplace Play 0.25 hour
10.Demonstration of Safe Manual Handling Play 0.15 hour
11.Guidance for lifting tasks Play 0.25 hour
12.Guidance for lifting tasks Play 0.25 hour
Total 3.3 hrs

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