Course Details


Introduction to Manual Handling


Who should attend?


All staff




Course Details

Manual handling and lifting operations are common throughout the University and the majority of University staff will routinely engage in some form of lifting or manual handling in the course of their work. The Safety Office is offering an introductory courses on manual handling and safe lifting techniques, which would be suitable for members of staff who undertake manual handling as part of their work.

The following topics are covered during the course:

  • Legal requirements
  • Anatomy of the spine
  • Typical injuries and causes
  • Principles of safe lifting
  • Risk factors
  • Risk assessment
  • Practical lifting techniques
  • Lifting and mechanical aids
  • Team lifting exercises



Dates

June

Friday 1st June, 09:00 - 12:00, Centenary Room, Careers Service, 56 Banbury Road, book a place

Friday 1st June, 13:00 - 16:00, Centenary Room, Careers Service, 56 Banbury Road, book a place


For further information contact Safety Office.