Employers have a duty to assess the risks from any manual handling activity at their workplace and provide information; instruction and training to eliminate or minimise those risks. By the end of this session you will: Understand what manual handling is; Know what individuals and companies duties are under the law; Be able to identify the consequences of poor manual handling; Know the function of the back; its components and the conditions that can affect the back and How to plan a lift before undertaking to ensure you lift safely.
Law At Work is a unique business support organisation, specialising in helping clients identify, manage, reduce, and eliminate risk to their businesses in the fields of employment law, human resources, and health & safety.
We form close client relationships, striving to make our service personal to each organisation we support. Our clients are drawn from all parts of the economy, and include public, private and voluntary sector organisations of all shapes and sizes.