Manual Handling Training

Course Description

 

Course Overview

 

This is a short course for University staff which includes practical exercises and group participation. The course provides practical knowledge of the principles of safer handling, enabling staff to move objects safely, avoid injury and be able to carry out basic manual handling risk assessments.

Date(s)

Thursday, 30 November 2017 (10.00am – 1.00pm)

Monday, 22 January 2018 (10.00am - 1.00pm)

Tuesday, 20 March 2018 (10.00am - 1.00pm)

Wednesday, 23 May 2018 (10.00am - 1.00pm)

Thursday, 26 July 2018 (10.00am - 1.00pm)

Friday, 21 September 2018 (10.00am - 1.00pm)

Monday, 26 November 2018 (10.00am - 1.00pm)

What can I expect to cover? 

Topics covered:

  • What is manual handling?
  • Legislation and statistics
  • The human spine
  • Injuries caused by manual handling
  • Plan and Prepare Approach – Principles of safer handling
  • Risk assessment – TILE
  • Correct technique and posture
  • Practical activities
What will I get out of this course? 

Learning Outcomes: To equip staff with knowledge and understanding.

Who is it for?

Suitable for all staff, but may be particular useful for Portering and Cleaning (PACS) and Residential and Commercial Services (RACS) staff.

Participant preparation needed?

Please wear flat shoes and loose fitting clothes which allow for movement.

Additional Information

None 

What prior experience do I need? No prior knowledge is required.
Formal assessment

None

Facilitator(s)

Matthew Taylor (Safety Services ) and
Michelle Munday (Estates Training Manager, Estates & Campus Services)

Delegate places

Maximum 12 delegates

Minimum 4 delegates

How to make
your reservation

Please complete the appropriate Booking Form submitting to Organisational Development.  Booking Conditions apply.

Registration closes 48 hours prior to the event.

Questions

About the workshop content:
Contact Safety Services Office email: safetyservices@le.ac.uk  tel: (0116) 252 2426.

About the workshop arrangements:
Contact Organisational Development email: orgdev@leicester.ac.uk / tel: (0116) 252 5680 / 252-5118 / 223-1257

For Office Use Only Course Code: SDCHS001

 

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Booking Forms

How to Book
To make a request to attend a training and development workshop, please complete a Booking Form.  Please note Booking Conditions apply. 

Additional requirements
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Room 1.02, Heron House, Brookfield Campus, 266 London Road, Leicester, LE2 1RQ

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Email

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Telephone

0116 252 5021