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Manual Handling and Lifting
Course Description:

We are pleased to offer you this practical training course is aimed at staff who may undertake manual handling operations, including the transporting of a load of items by lifting, putting down, pushing, pulling, carrying or moving thereof by hand or by bodily force.

As this is a practical course, please wear appropriate loose fitting clothing (preferably trousers) and refer to the Health Checklist to confirm that you are fit to undertake this training (you can access this via MyLearning).

This instructor led course will cover the risks associated with manual handling and how to ensure that appropriate control measures are put in place.

  • The "anatomy" of the back and causes of back pain
  • Assessing the lift
  • Hazard spotting
  • Mechanical handling aids
  • Demonstration of correct lifting techniques
  • The lifting of objects under the guidance of a competent instructor
Intended Audience:
Staff who carry out manual handling and lifting activities at work
Target Audience: All
Course Contact: email us at safetytraining@ucl.ac.uk or call 020 3108 8592
Further Information: Please wear appropriate loose fitting clothing (preferably trousers)
02/07/2024 (09:30AM) - 02/07/2024 (12:30PM)  (Enrol between 12/04/2024 and 26/06/2024) Enrol

09/07/2024 (09:30AM) - 09/07/2024 (12:30PM)  (Enrol between 12/04/2024 and 03/07/2024) Enrol

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