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Manual Handling
Safely handling and lifting loads is crucial to prevent injuries for yourself and your colleagues. Understanding your responsibilities and taking the necessary steps are vital to maintaining a safe environment.
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25 minutes
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Self-Led Online
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This course focuses on three key steps for safe manual handling: avoiding lifting when possible, assessing the risks associated with lifting, and implementing measures to reduce those risks. It covers the types of injuries that can result from lifting, stacking, pushing, and pulling, providing guidelines on how to perform these activities safely.

It also explores the risks associated with lifting using the TILEO method, identifies potential manual handling risks, and instructs on conducting safe team lifts. Additionally, it discusses how mechanical aids can contribute to safe lifting practices.

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Self-led online courses include
Support for over 100 languages
Mobile-friendly design for playback on any device
Progress tracking and pass/fail tests
Automatic, remote updates to keep content fresh
Playback speed controls to speed up/slow down the video
Closed captions which can be turned on/off
This course covers
  • The three steps: avoid lifting, assess the risks, and reduce the risks of lifting
  • The types of injury that result from lifting, stacking, pushing and pulling
  • How to lift, stack, push and pull safely
  • The risks of a lift using TILEO
  • The risks of manual handling they identify
  • How to conduct a safe team lift
  • How mechanical aids might help a lift
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