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Introduction Manual handling of loads is one of the largest causes of over three day accidents. The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 (MHOR) (as amended by the Health and Safety (Miscellaneous Amendment) Regulations 2002) recognised this and compliance with the requirements and the guidance issued by the HSE has helped to reduce the number of these incidents. Course Aim This training has been designed to provide training for staff in the workplace in Moving and Handling Operations. To reinforce the awareness of Health and Safety Legislation with particular emphasis on the activities carried out by the organisation. This will include information relating to Employers Duties and Employees Duties under the Health and Safety at Work etc, Act 1974 and in particular the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 and the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999. Course Outcome At the end of the training programme, candidates will be able to demonstrate their ability to use safe methods when undertaking Moving and Handling Operations within the context of their operations. Course Content Introductions and Administrative Arrangements The Relevant Statutory Provisions, including statistics Structure of the Spine Moving and Handling Techniques The Risk Assessment Plenary session and dispersal Pre-existing conditions Any attendee having any pre-existing condition which could affect their ability to ?move and handle? should make the tutor aware of this fact before the course begins. Timings The course is delivered between 0900 ? 1630 Hours Comfort and Lunch breaks are included in the day.

Introduction Manual handling of loads is one of the largest causes of over three day accidents. The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 (MHOR) (as amended by the Health and Safety (Miscellaneous Amendment) Regulations 2002) recognised this and compliance with the requirements and the guidance issued by the HSE has helped to reduce the number of these incidents. Course Aim This training...

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