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.
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