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Handling Loads At Work

The Health and Safety Commission have introduced legislation regarding the Manual Handling of Loads in the workplace where there is a risk of injury (particularly back injury) to workers.

The course consists of three modules and covers all relevant aspects of the Regulations, from management responsibility to practical application of correct manual handling techniques and workplace assessments.
The aim of the course is to create an awareness and an understanding of the requirements for handling loads at work.
Course Content
Module 1 (Primarily, but not exclusively for Managers/Supervisors)
  • Relevant Criminal and Civil Law
  • Accident statistics
  • Responsibilities of Employer and employee
  • Requirements of the Regulations
    Module 2 (For anyone involved with handling loads at work)
  • The mechanics of body movement
  • Principles and theory of human kinetics
  • Handling substantial and awkward loads
  • Group lifting techniques
    Assessment Factors
    Task, Load, Equipment, Environment, Working Space
    Human Factory
    Personnel Section, Individuals, Training

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    Head Office:

    Crownship Developments Ltd,

    Charlton House Mews,

    Bridge Street, Brigg,

    North Lincolnshire,

    DN20 8NQ


    Technical Centre:

    Crownship Technical,

    Unit 13,

    Temple Street Unit Factory Estate,

    Station Drive,


    HU5 1AD


    Telephone Number: 01652 658151

    Fax Number: 01652 658221



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