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Manual Handling Awareness

This Manual Handling Awareness course provides the information required to understand the risks from manual handling in the workplace and reduce the risks to employees to as low as reasonably practicable.

The course can be tailored to focus on business and task specific manual handling situations and problems specific to your company and procedures.

The course covers the following:

* Overview of the Manual Handling Regulations and associated legislation
* Avoiding manual handling where reasonably practicable
* Minimising Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDS)
* Manual handling lifting aids and PPE
* Practical advice on avoiding injuries, particularly back problems
* Practical manual handling advice and practice