Manual handling accidents are not confined to any particular type of work activity. Virtually every workplace will have employees involved in some form of manual handling and the cost of injuries from poor or careless practice is enormous.
The legal definition of the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992, amended in 2002 is ‘Manual handling operations’ means any transporting or supporting of a load, including the lifting, putting down, pushing, pulling, carrying or moving thereof by hand or bodily force.
Principles of Manual Handling: 'Applied the theory to the real world and our practices', 'Very good course', 'The course covered what we needed to know', 'Interesting and enjoyed the course', 'Very suitable for our job roles', 'Covered requirements well', 'Delivered clearly and efficiently', 'Knowledgeable and experienced trainer', 'Good examples given', 'Very good and enjoyable'.
Principles of Manual Handling - 'Good use of our policy and documents', 'Great course', 'Some good interaction with humour', 'Excellent course', 'Useful and very hands on', 'Great delivery', 'Great course, really useful information', 'Good reinforcing message', 'Great', 'Really useful for my job role', 'I have a much better understanding of the impact of manual handling'.
Manual handling - 'Excellent, the demonstration and statistics were interesting', 'Excellent, thanks', 'Excellent, it was enjoyable', 'The whole course refreshed my knowledge', 'Great practical elements'.
Manual Handling Train the Trainer - 'Very hands on approach', 'Facilitator was excellent', '5 out of 5', 'Really enjoyed it and learned alot from start to finish', 'Enjoyed the individual and group practical work and training styles', 'Good all round effective course'.
Principles of Manual Handling - 'Really useful and easy to understand', 'The trainer related the training to our job roles', 'Useful to have those practical elements', 'Great course and trainer', 'Good practical learning', 'Useful course for all involved', 'Good course, enjoyed it', 'Good information confirmed with a small test', 'Great training', 'Really useful training course, great delivery'.
Manual Handling Train the Trainer - The use of the teaching structure is simple and easy to remember', 'Excellent instructor, techniques shown to us, breakdown of methods explained, demonstration and practice', 'this course has been a good experience', 'the event was very good and all people should go on one', I've got better knowledge about manual handling techniques'.
CIEH Level 2 Principles in Manual Handling - 'Very good', 'Very interactive, makes the subject matter much more interesting', 'Very good and informative', 'Very good valuable training'.