The Manual Handling for Sport course is delivered over 1 day. To comply with current Health and Safety legislation, staff engaged in manual handling must be given training in safe lifting techniques. The manual Handling course will show you how to lift correctly and therefore avoid back injuries. By training how to lift safely you will avoid serious and long-term back injury. This course combines lecture methods with "hands-on" practical work with the use of various types of materials and apparatus.

During this one day course you will learn how to:

  • Lift and handle loads safely
  • Recognise a load that is too heavy or awkward
  • Understand the limitations of the spine and muscular system

Entry Requirements

Entry to this course is by direct application to the college. There are no previous academic requirements.

Course Structure

This is an intensive one day course

Course Content Modules

  1. Lifting to and from ground level
  2. Lifting to and from a height
  3. Pushing
  4. Pulling
  5. Lifting bags/sacks



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