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Manual handling and postural awareness

Providing workers with a sound grounding in safe moving and handling techniques

What is manual handling and postural awareness training?

According to figures released from the HSE in 2019, 1.4 million working people suffer from a work-related illness. RoSPA’s manual handling and postural awareness course will provide a good grounding in safe moving and handling techniques, as well as an understanding of the risks associated with such activities to minimise the potential for work-related illness.

Why take manual handling and postural awareness training?

This postural awareness training course will provide your workforce with basic manual handling training, which will outline the hazards/risks and measures to reduce the risks within your organisation.

Who is the manual handling and postural awareness course for?

Anyone who lifts and moves objects in your organisation can attend this in-company course as it will make them aware of best practice when carrying out these tasks to ensure they reduce the risk of MSD’s.

Why study with RoSPA?

   

One of the first manual handling training providers

   

Delivered by professional manual handling safety practitioners

   

Practical skills and relevant theory that you can take back to your organisation

   

Flexible study options to suit your needs

What does the manual handling and postural awareness course cover?

This manual handling and postural awareness course consists of:

  • Causative factors and types of musculoskeletal injuries
  • Avoiding musculoskeletal injuries
  • Manual Handling Operations Regulations
  • Principles of good posture and efficient movement principles
  • Practical application

Where can I study the course?

We offer an in-company training programme to fit around the needs of your business, offering complete flexibility in terms of where and when you choose to train. Our practical approach also promotes the application of the knowledge acquired to problem solving in your own workplace:

In-company

We can visit your workplace and deliver the course at a time and place to suit you. This is an effective way of training several delegates at the same time, saving on time and travel costs


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+44 (0)121 248 2019
enquiries@rospa.com
RoSPA House, 28 Calthorpe Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 1RP, UK
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