Manual Handling and Work at Height


More than a third of over all injuries are caused by manual handling and working at height. This course will enable you to assess and prevent the risks.

  • Overview

    The manual handling and work at height course enables delegates to assess risks, identify precautions and implement these in your workplace.

    More than a third of all injuries are caused by manual handling and working at height.

    This course will enable you to:

    • Assess the risks

    • Identify precautions

    • Implement these in your workplace

    This is a practical course that will be appropriate to all levels of experience.

  • Benefits

    • To know what the law requires you to do for both Manual Handling and Working at Height

    • To identify and assess both manual handling and working at height risks

    • To identify suitable precautions including safe manual handling and at height working

  • Structure

    This is a half day course.

    Topics covered include:

    • What is manual handling?

    • Anatomy of the back

    • Health hazards

    • Manual Handling Regulations

    • Risk Assessment requirements - TILE

    • Common causes of manual handling injuries

    • What is work at height?

    • Common causes of work at height injuries

    • Work at Height Regulations

    • Risk Assessments

    • Use of step ups, ladders, tower scaffolds

    • Case studies

  • Information

    Location

    The manual handling and working at height course takes place either at:

    • Our purpose-built training facility in Woodbridge, Suffolk, or

    • Harlow Education Consortium

    • Your own premises

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