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Manual handling safety general awareness

Training's aim

To provide awareness of safe manual handling practices, particularly for staff based in working environments where manual handling injuries are perceived as no or low risk.

Topics covered

  • Why manual handling presents real risk of injury in any working environment.
  • What manual handling involves.
  • How manual handling injuries occur.
  • Safe manual handling techniques, workstation and working environment set ups.

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