- Defining a manual handling task
- The legal requirements and how to achieve compliance
- Work-related injuries and the consequences of poor manual handling
- Anatomy of the spine
- Correct manual handling techniques and safe systems of work
- How to risk assess all manual handling tasks
- Techniques for safe manual handling
- Delivery/presentation skills and training techniques
- Delivering a manual handling training session: practise delivery whilst being observed and coached by the trainer.
Who should attend?
The Manual Handling Train the Trainer course is suitable for you if your job requires you to instruct others on the correct lifting and handling of loads. The course is aimed at a wide range of staff including:
- Facilities Managers
- Health and Safety personnel
- Warehouse Managers
- Health and Social Care Managers
- Anyone else who is responsible for training staff in correct manual handling techniques.
Our Manual Handling Train the Trainer course will equip you with all the skills and tools necessary for you to confidently deliver courses to your colleagues.
On completion of this course, successful delegates will be able to:
- Manage and deliver a manual handling training session.
- Carry out a manual handling risk assessment.
- Teach delegates how to carry out a manual handling risk assessment.
- Understand basic human anatomy and its relationship to safe lifting techniques.
- Appreciate disorders and injuries to the spine that occur due to incorrect manual handling. For instance, incorrect manual handling can cause MSD (musculoskeletal disorders).
- Provide manual handling information and handouts to employees on request.
- Understand the requirements of the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 and associated guidance
This course is assessed by lesson observation and a written exam paper. A pass is awarded to all delegates who can demonstrate their ability to deliver a manual handling session competently.
Our Manual Handling Train the Trainer course is delivered at your place of work.
Usually two or three days depending on delegate numbers.