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The latest statistics from the HSE show that Musculoskeletal disorders are by far the most commonly reported work related illness. Agriculture, Construction, Health Care Workers and Manufacturing topped these statistics with between 5.2% - 6.5% of all illness being associated to this type of injury. The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, the Manual Handling Operations Act 1992 and the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1985 (RIDDOR) place a clear duty on all employers and employees to provide or undertake training in manual handling and report any associated injuries. This half day course is certificated for 3 years and students receive a course manual for later reference. Course Contents Current Legislation. Ergonomics. Risk Assessment. Anatomy & Physiology. Safe Manual Handling Techniques Course Fees From ?200 (group booking only)

The latest statistics from the HSE show that Musculoskeletal disorders are by far the most commonly reported work related illness. Agriculture, Construction, Health Care Workers and Manufacturing topped these statistics with between 5.2% - 6.5% of all illness being associated to this type of injury. The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, the Manual Handling Operations Act 1992 and the Reporting...

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