Moving and Handling Principles


  • Common manual handling injuries
    Manual handling laws
    Responsibilities of employers and employees
    Risk assessments
    Safe movement principles associated with manual
    handling, including the body’s:
    • Musculoskeletal system
    • Centre of gravity
    • Lever system
  • Theory of safe manual handling principles, including:
    • Preparing for a lift
    • Solo lifting, carrying and lowering an object
    • Team manual handling
    Manual handling equipment:
    • Types of manual handling aids and equipment
    • Maintenance and requirements for testing
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