Oilfield Training Center

Course Details

Manual Handling Awareness

Duration:

4

DAYS/HOURS

Aim

To ensure anyone who has to undertake manual handling tasks at work understands the hazards associated with manual handling and the techniques required to avoid injury.

Objectives

On completion of this course, the delegates will:

  • Identify the hazards of manual handling
  • Identify the risks involved and controls available
  • Identify what to expect from a manual handling assessment

Course Competency Assessment

At the completion of the course, the participants will be required to undertake both classroom and practical assessment, created against the course competencies.

Content

  • The process of manual handling in the workplace
  • Manual handling injuries and the activities which cause them
  • Manual handling assessment and control options
  • Responsibilities imposed by the manual handling operations regulations

Course Format

  • PowerPoint presentation
  • Discussion/Class exercises
  • Hand-outs
  • Practical exercise

Prerequisites

Equipment Required

Certifications

Designed For

All employees who are involved in manual handling activities.