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MANUAL HANDLING TRAINING

AIMS

To provide an understanding of basic anatomy and physiology applicable to manual handling

To provide an understanding of appropriate lifting techniques

To introduce the concept of an ergonomic approach to manual handling

To provide an understanding of the Health and Safety Legislation relating to manual handling

To provide experience of the application of ergonomic principles to the manual handling tasks undertaken



BACK SCHOOL Targeted at employees who have sickness absence related to back pain.

AIMS

To provide an understanding of the spine – how it works and what can go wrong

To provide information regarding effective management of back pain

To examine work and personal risk factors for back pain

To provide risk reduction strategies and coping techniques






All courses can
be tailored to
your company’s
requirements.

Further information
regarding course
programmes is available
on request.


ERGONOMIC WORKSHOP

AIMS

To provide an understanding of work related musculoskeletal disorders

To provide an understanding of ergonomic risk factors and risk reduction techniques

To provide a suitable forum for employees to express their opinion regarding risk factors associated with their work

To provide information regarding the company’s legal responsibility relating to musculoskeletal disorders.

To provide information relating to the company’s Health and Safety procedures relating to musculoskeletal disorders

To provide information for the company regarding workplace risk factors



MANUAL HANDLING ASSESSOR TRAINING

AIMS

To provide an understanding of the Health and Safety Legislation relating to manual handling

To introduce the concept of an ergonomic approach to manual handling

To provide an understanding of basic anatomy and physiology applicable to manual handling

To provide appropriate methodologies for assessing manual handling

To ensure manual handling assessors are competent to undertake manual handling assessments






 


DISPLAY SCREEN EQUIPMENT (DSE) AWARENESS

AIMS

To provide an understanding of the Health and Safety (Work with Display Screen Equipment) Regulations.

To provide an understanding of the ergonomic risk factors associated with computer use and sedentary work

To provide suitable risk reduction strategies

To provide an understanding of the organization’s Health and Safety procedures with respect to the Regulation.


DSE ASSESSOR TRAINING

To provide a detailed knowledge of the Health and Safety (Work with Display Screen Equipment) Regulations.

To provide an understanding of the ergonomic risk factors associated with computer use and sedentary work

To provide suitable risk reduction strategies

To provide an understanding of the organization’s Health and Safety procedures with respect to the Regulation.

To provide appropriate methodologies for assessing computer workstations

To ensure DSE assessors are competent to undertake workplace assessment.


 

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