Moving and handling principles course
This half-day Moving and Handling Principles
course is essential support for all working professionals who
manually handle objects, sit at the keyboard or stand in tiring
These activities are the main activities that cause work-related
musculoskeletal disorders, such as back and joint pain.
Who should attend?
all employers consider this training as part of each new
What you will learn
The course covers how to move objects safely, so that risk to
injury or strain is reduced.
- Basic to complex positions and movements for handling
- Causes of back pain
- Manual handling regulations
- Risk assessment
- Spinal anatomy, structure and function
Assessment and certification
Candidates are assessed by the trainer through observation, and
if successful they will receive a St John Ambulance certificate
valid for three years.
Those who complete Moving and Handling Principles
training may wish to attend Moving and
Handling People training.
Book your place on this course