The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 (as amended in 2002) apply to a wide range of manual handling activities, including lifting, lowering, pushing, pulling or carrying. The load may be either a box or trolley, or a person or animal.
Covered within the Manual Handling Course are the following topics:
- Current legislation relating to manual handling
- Identify causes and types of injury and how to minimize them
- Identify situations where risk may occur due to handling
- Manual Handling
- Slips and falls
- Accident Investigation