Thursday 24th August 12pm – 3pm
Join us on Wednesday for a 3 hour course on manual handling. Learn how to avoid injuries in our comfortable modern training facilities. Cost £55 + VAT. Our location is 5 minutes walk from Caerphilly train station. Smart modern training facilities with on-site cafe for breaks and lunch.
What is Manual Handling
Manual handling is the transferring, or handling, of a bodily load by hand, including: pushing, pulling, lifting, lowering, carrying or moving.
A third of all three-day or over injuries reported are caused by poor manual handling techniques.
We will teach you about:
- The Spine and it’s anatomy
- Common Injuries: lower back pain, Sciatica, Tension, Bursitis
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Tendonitis
- Assessing the lifting or moving task
- Good lifting technique for Boxes and Sacks
- Pushing & Pulling
- Handling unusual shaped objects
- Risk assessment
- The role of Managers
- In the event of an accident
The cost to your health, the cost to your business
A survey in 2002 revealed that 1.1 million people in the UK are suffering from musculoskeletal disorders that are caused or being aggravated by their past or current work.Companies lose valuable workforce and revenue, and individuals can suffer long term discomfort, pain and immobility. Book your training today!
- August 24, 2017
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Venue: Britannia House, Caerphilly
Just 5 minutes walk from Caerphilly Railway Station, Caerphilly Business Park is just off Van Road. We have full training facilities for groups large or small. During week days there is also a full restaurant service available.