Inanimate Load Handling

Inanimate Load Handling

Inanimate Load Handling

Who should attend?

This course is ideal for care workers, residential staff, home care workers, support staff, office staff, factory workers, bar staff, practically anyone moving objects around the workplace setting in which they are working.

Course duration

  • 1/2 Day

Course content

Modules A & B are taken from the full All Wales Manual Handling Passport Scheme, yet also complies in England

Module A

  • Introduction
  • Musculo-skeletal injuries
  • Principles of safer handling
  • Prevention of musculo-skeletal injuries
  • Principles of team handling
  • Current legislation
  • Good communication
  • Ergonomics and risk assessment

Module B

  • Inanimate load handling and practical application of ergonomics
  • Principles of safer handling of inanimate loads
  • Inanimate load risk assessment
  • The importance of good posture and the application of ergonomics in the workplace, including driving and in the office
  • Practical skills

Assessment and certification

Participants are continuously assessed as each topic is presented. Practical skills are demonstrated by the facilitator, discussed and then practised by the participants.

Participants will receive a certificate of attendance valid for one year.


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