No. of mini-lessons4
No. of mini-lessons 4
Flatpack furniture – irritating to build, and when it’s all still packed up in the box, it’s pretty heavy to carry! But then it is an entire closet or sideboard, so that figures! Handling heavyweights like this is tiring and can cause some serious injuries.
In the workplace, there are correct procedures for lifting and manual handling that need to be followed so that we can avoid getting hurt. The harm we might suffer can range from fairly minor to serious, life-changing injuries.
The types of injury caused by incorrect handling
How to lift and handle heavyweights correctly
How to prevent accidents
Why your teams need this course
This course will teach you how to correctly handle heavy objects and lift them without injuring yourself. You’ll also learn about the different types of injuries that can be sustained, and how to prevent accidents. If you do any kind of manual handling at work, even just occasional lifting, then this course is for you.
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