Manual Handling

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Safety techniques for lifting with L.I.T.E (load, individual, task and environment) while considering bodily forces used when lifting to prevent musculoskeletal disorders.
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Our manual handling training provides easy to grasp instruction in basic manual handling techniques, along with a greater understanding of what is actually considered manual handling, including; why and when we should be cautious.

Learning about the fundamentals of manual handling will significantly help you understand and plan to reduce lifting hazards in day-to-day activities, with consideration for the person involved, their capabilities and the environmental factors.

A simple and practical step towards workplace safety with a suitable understanding of manual handling in the working environment.
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Course Content avg. 19 minutes

What is Manual Handling?: We take a look at examples from the workplace, and around the home, to explain how manual handling is considered "anything that involves the requirement for bodily force to move articles from one place to another", we also explore common daily occurrences that involve more significant manual handling and the considerations for individual vulnerabilities.
How the Back Works: Learn about the structure of the spine and what happens when injuries occur.
Basic Principles of Manual Handling: Understand the key factors to consider before lifting or handling with our step-by-step guide to safe manual handling techniques.
Control Measures for Manual Handling: Understand the methods available to control the risks associated with manual handling, with practical examples of the common activities.
Factors to Consider (LITE): We breakdown the meaning of the acronym "LITE" and the implications of each factor; Load, Individual, Task, Environment.
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We help you to understand which factors to consider, and what action to take in various circumstances in real world scenarios.

This can-do training course focuses on providing insight to the practicalities of; day to day manual handling activities, the equipment and solutions we might use to reduce the risk of impact, rather than focusing on legislative quotes and references.

Provided by AGCC Training. We address the finer points of some of the more obvious principles of Manual Handling and also some of the less obvious and well-known cases which are often unfortunately overlooked.
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