Duration: 3 Hours
No. of delegates: 8 maximum per course

This course is intended for all personnel in the workplace.


Aim: To enable the learner gain knowledge and understand the critical areas in preventing back injury. This is stringently monitored throughout the day to minimise hazards and risks.

Objectives: The objectives of this training are to give trainees an understanding of:

  1. The importance of manual handling potential hazards and risks & action to be taken
  2. The legal requirements, Health & Safety Legislation
  3. Correct Manual Handling techniques

Course Contents:

  • Statistics & the Importance of Manual Handling
  • Hazard Identification & Risk Assessment
  • Health & Safety Legislation
  • Manual Handling related injuries
  • Structure of the back & the Spine
  • Manual Handling Techniques
  • Employer/Employee responsibilities
  • Fitness & Wellbeing
  • Other topics can also be included if relevant to specific operations.

Certification: On successful completion of this course ATSS Safety Services will issue Certificates to each delegate, which are valid for 3 years


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