Manual Handling Safety - General Awareness (online training)

Who should attend?

Staff whose daily tasks involve an element of manual handling

THIS SESSION IS DELIVERED THROUGH THE UNIVERSITY'S BRIGHTSPACE VIRTUAL LEARNING ENVIRONMENT. FOLLOW LINK FOR DETAILS:

https://staff.hud.ac.uk/healthandsafety/training/manualhandlingsafetygeneralawareness/

What is the session about?

To provide awareness to staff in perceived "low risk" environments of manual handling risks and the measures to reduce these risks.

This session will help participants to ...

  • Recognise that manual handling is a risk in all work environments
  • Factors within perceived 'no or low' risk environments that present manual handling injuries
  • Understand the importance of correct lifting techniques, correct workstation and working environment layout in reducing risk of injury