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Manual Handling Training - half day 
• Aims & Objectives of the course - Introduction 
• Expected Learning Outcome 
• Legislation and Policies 
o HASAWA 1974 
o Manual Handling Regulations 
• Responsibility of employers and employees under the law 
Anatomy of the Spine / Biomechanics and Back Care 
• Problems of back pain and potential impact of poor manual handling techniques 
• Structure and Function of the spine 
• Causes of back injuries and pain 
• Recognising and understanding dangerous postures. 
Principles in Practise 
• How to move objects safely 
o Individually 
o In teams or groups 
• Handling awkward or unusual goods 
• Use of specific Handling / Lifting Equipment 
Risk Management 
• The role of the risk assessor 
• How to identify hazards 
• How to apply principles of prevention to Manual Handling 
• Ergonomics and Manual Handling 
• Risk Assessments 
• Practical Risk Assessment exercises 
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