Prevent accidents caused by the incorrect manual handling of objects.
One of the major causes of occupational ill health; manual handling accidents and their consequent effects are common in all fields of work. This manual handling course, specific to the oil and gas industry, is suitable for all staff involved in any manual handling operation, whether lifting, pushing or pulling, providing the necessary knowledge to prevent such accidents. The course examines the causes of injury, common injuries, gives guidance on proper lifting techniques, and the use of manual handling aids. It provides a holistic approach to the topic; relevant safety legislation and manual handling risk assessments are also covered.
Duration: 45 mins (approx.)
Certificate available: On successful completion