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Tue 31 Jan 2023
10:00 - 12:00

Venue: Department of Physics, Maxwell Centre, Rayleigh Seminar (Floor 2)

Provided by: Department of Physics - Health & Safety


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Physics Health & Safety - Manual Handling for Professional Services Staff
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Tue 31 Jan 2023

Description

This course is aimed at Physics staff who carry out manual handling as an integral part of their job. It is designed to provide them with the skills and knowledge needed to assess manual handling activities and use techniques to avoid injuries.

Target audience

Department of Physics Professional Services Staff (workshops, Facilities, Liquefier, administrative and similar staff)

Sessions

Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Tue 31 Jan   10:00 - 12:00 10:00 - 12:00 Department of Physics, Maxwell Centre, Rayleigh Seminar (Floor 2) map Tricia Crocker
Objectives

By the end of the course, participants should be able to: • Explain what “manual handling” means • Describe how manual handling can cause injuries • Recognize good handling technique • List the principles for controlling manual handling risk • Apply these principles to a practical situation

Aims

To provide attendees with the knowledge and basic skills needed to avoid manual handling injuries

Format

Presentation, with practical exercise

Notes

Please wear comfortable clothing and stout flat shoes for this session.

Duration

2 hours, including a short break

Frequency

3 times a year


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