Oilfield Training Center

Course Details

Safe Lifting Training

Duration:

1

DAYS/HOURS

Aim

This training secession is committed to working with individuals and organizations to ensure safety and injury prevention. In partnership with SSNS, course instructors from CBI Health Group are pleased to present Lift Smart

Objectives

On completion of this course, the delegates will:

  • To increase knowledge of proper body mechanics including bending, lifting and carrying.
  • To increase understanding of structures of the back.
  • To better understand causes of back problems.
  • To increase awareness of the cost of workplace injuries to employees/employers.
  • To impart the significant role employees’ perceptions and attitudes play in the prevention of injuries in the work place.

Course Competency Assessment

Content

  • Duties of employers and employees under health and safety law
  • The Importance of Safe Lifting
  • True or False/Myth busting
  • Injury Statistics
  • Keys to a Healthy back
  • Proper Lifting: Getting Started
  • Guidelines for Safe Lifting
  • The “Dos and Don’ts” of Lifting
  • The Body Mechanics Audit
  • Warm-Up & Stretching Exercises
  • Proper Lifting: Plan Ahead

Course Format

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

Prerequisites

Equipment Required

Certifications

Designed For

Those people whose job role involves transferring of loads using different types of lifting gear.