Moving and Handling Objects

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Back problems account for one-third of all workers’ absence in the UK. Training your staff to handle objects and people safely can reduce the risk of injury for your employees, and keep your company’s costs down in the long run.

Moving and Handling Course

This 3 hour certificated course is essential support for all workers who manually handle objects, sit for long periods or stand in tiring positions, which are the main activities that cause work-related musculoskeletal disorders, such as back and joint pain.

Learning Outcomes

How to move objects safely, so that related injuries or strains are reduced.

Course content

  • Basic to complex positions and movements for handling objects
  • Causes of back pain
  • Manual handling regulations
  • Risk assessment
  • Spinal anatomy, structure and function

Assessment Method

Candidates are assessed by the trainer through continuous observation and questions.