Venue: Franklin Steel Building,Tinwald Downs Road, Dumfries, DG1 3SJ

This course is a full day course for carers and support workers. This course will explain the legislation and regulations for safer manual handling.

Course Content:

  • Definitions and legislation
  • Manual handling injuries
  • The spine
  • Biomechanics
  • Ergonomics
  • Risk assessment
  • Practical assessment
  • Theory test

Course Duration: 1 day

Further Information:
Attendees must where appropriate footwear and clothing to take part in practical sessions. Attendees must stay for the full day to receive a certificate. It is recommended that Manual handling training should be updated every 12-18 months by attending the Manual Handling Update course.

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