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Avoid Injury with Manual Handling Training

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  • 23-12-2015
Avoid Injury with Manual Handling Training

Avoid Injury with Manual Handling Training

Manual handling training is a vital piece of training that each of your staff must have if they are to handle heavy objects. They must be taught to handle these objects safely. They should learn the right methods of picking objects up and setting them down.

Manual handling training will ensure that less accidents happen at your workplace. This will save you time and money and it will also save your staff a lot of pain.

When someone is using unsafe handling techniques it is really only a matter of time until something goes wrong. This may be that they put their back out or drop something. They may even hurt someone else with their unsafe practices. Getting your staff into a routine of using safe handling techniques will mean that your workplace is a much safer place to work.

The things to consider when you are going to lift something is can a machine lift it for me? This will be a lot safer for everyone involved.

If a machine cannot lift it, then ask for help. Your pride of lifting the heavy thing on your own should not put you and others in danger.

Taking more trips is also always the better option. This method may seem to take more time. However, it can save you a lot of pain and time off work if something were to go wrong.

We can train your staff in the practices of manual handling safety. Our courses are designed to give your staff the knowledge they need to handle good safely to prevent injury to them and others. If you would like to know more about our manual handling courses, then please do feel free to contact us today.