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Manual Handling for Assessors - LONDON

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HSL is to run a 1 day course on Manual Handling for Assessors - LONDON.

ETC Venues - Marble Arch
Garfield House
86 Edgware Road
London
W2 2EA

9 March 2017

PLEASE NOTE THE COURSE WILL BE HELD IN LONDON

Introduction

Manual handling is one of the main causes of musculoskeletal disorders (MSD), which are the second most common occupational injuries within the UK and make up nearly half of all work-related ill health seen by general practitioners (GPs) are MSD related. The most recent HSE statistics on MSDs show a 20% increase in MSDs with 184,000 new cases (2013/14), around 80 per cent of which are attributable to work conditions.

Prevention and control of work-related musculoskeletal disorders (MSD) is a major priority and as such HSE have published a simple but effective risk assessment method called the MAC tool.  This enables risk identification of key manual handling risk factors so that these can be eliminated or managed in the most cost effective way.

This course will equip you with the knowledge to help recognise, assess and reduce manual handling risks in your organisation. It is suited to employers and employee representatives who intend to begin the process of manual handling risk assessment and control within their companies. It will also benefit those already involved in manual handling risk reduction who require more formal or in-depth training in this subject, including training in the use of specific manual handling assessment tools.

The course will cover:

  • Principles of manual handling
  • Understanding injuries
  • Common types of injuries
  • Legal aspects
  • Key risk factors
  • Manual handling risk assessment (MAC and L23)
  • Pushing and pulling
  • Control and reduction of risk
  • Key principles of good handling techniques
  • Case studies

Presenters include:

• Matthew Birtles, HSL - Ergonomics specialist in MSDs

Venue

ETC Venues - Marble Arch
Garfield House
86 Edgware Road
London
W2 2EA

Cost

The cost of this course is £525 per person (includes course notes, lunch and refreshments).

 

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For further dates and additional information email: training@hsl.gsi.gov.uk or contact the Training & Conferences Unit
at HSL directly on +44 (0)1298 218806.

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Contact Details

Training & Conferences Unit
Harpur Hill
Buxton, Derbyshire
SK17 9JN

E: training@hsl.gsi.gov.uk
T: +44 (0)1298 218806