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Course Title: RSC13 - Manual Handling
Location: RSS Training Centre or Customer's Premises
Duration: 4 Hours
Max No. Delegates: 8


Who Should Attend: All Employees involved in manual handling operation


The course is not recommended for Employees with musculoskeletal disorders


The course aims to provide delegates with sufficient knowledge to safely lift and handle loads as individuals and as a team.


Course Objectives:
  • Understand legal requirements, H&S 1974 act, LOLER & PUWER 1998 Regs.
  • Be aware of injuries sustained from poor manual handling
  • Use safe methods of lifting loads & Transporting of Goods, Hazard observation


Course Outline:
  • The manual handling regulations 1992
  • Employees duties
  • Assessment of risk in manual handlimg operations
  • Mechanical assisstance for manual handling operations
  • Team handling
  • Causes of injury from manual handling
  • Avoiding injury from manual handling
  • Kinetic handling


Teaching Methods:
The course consists of a series of prepared talks supported by Video/DVD. Course delegates will be encouraged to participate in discussions and practical demonstrations.


Multi-choice questions papers based on information learnt during the session.


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