Compliance and Health & Safety

Manual Handling Instructor Training

This course is aimed at supervisors instructing staff in correct manual handling. The manual handling training programme is designed to ensure that an instructor is working to manual handling guidelines and is ensuring safe practices for their trainees.

Manual handling instructor training

The candidate will be able to explain the theory behind manual handling and demonstrate safe practice using a range of techniques. They will have the skills to problem solve and convey safe practice to others.

This course provides significant benefits to companies as it enables them to have a dedicated manual handling trainer and advisor on site, and therefore reducing cost to a business.

What does the course cover?

  • Background on manual handling and discussion on best practice
  • Statistics on back injury and number of days taken off sick across all industries due to this problem
  • 1974 Health and Safety at Work Act
  • 1992 Manual Handling Regulations
  • Employers responsibilities within the law
  • Employees responsibilities within the law
  • Common causes of back injury and pain
  • How to care for the back
  • Risk assessing manual handling activities
  • Management responsibilities
  • Practical session

Train the Trainer element includes:

  • Teaching methods
  • Learning styles
  • How people retain information
  • Feedback
  • Evaluation
  • Icebreakers
  • Presentation skills
  • Do’s and don’ts
  • Inclusion and diversity
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