Manual handling awareness training course
Manual handling awareness training should be provided to anyone who may be involved in their day to day work (from picking and packing in a warehouse, or handling products in a factory, to carrying everyday objects in an office. That's pretty much everyone of your employees- including yourself.
This course is now also available as one of our new remote video link trainer led courses.
What is the course and what does it include?
The course is designed to raise awareness of the Manual Handling Regulations and promote good practice in the workplace. It includes:
✓ The real costs of Manual Handling injuries
✓ How manual handling can cause injuries (risk factors)
✓ Causes of back pain
✓ The spine, its structure and function
✓ Understanding good handling techniques
✓ Pushing and pulling, team handling, lifting lowering and carrying
✓ Practical element- the safe lifting method 'Verification of competence'
✓ Awareness of risk assessments (TILE)
✓ How to plan your lift (FLUENCY)
✓ The principles for controlling manual handling risk and applying these to a practical situation.
What will your employees receive? Why ABTAC?
Attendees will receive an engaging training course from a passionate trainer, where all of the relevant knowledge will be imparted. A proof of attendance certificate will be provided on successful completion of the validation (consisting of a theory test and a practical observation).
White label courses
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What's the cost?
When open courses are available attendance costs £55 per person.
Costs for private courses vary dependent on: number of overall attendees, number of attendees you wish to have on each course. Generally the more attendees per course, the lower the cost per attendee. For more information or an individual course please complete the form on this page or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
We welcome attendees of all abilities and backgrounds, however currently all of our courses are only conducted in English.
Trainer led virtual courses now available
To comply with the government social distancing guidelines, ABTAC now offer remote trainer led courses. These courses run in the same way as our standard trainer led courses but using Microsoft Teams video conferencing software. As with all of our trainer led courses, attendees will receive an engaging training course from a passionate trainer, where all of the relevant knowledge will be imparted, and a certificate on successful completion.