Course No: 2811 Manual Handling Instructional Techniques

Course No: 2811 Manual Handling Instructional Techniques
Duration: 3 days
Overview: To meet the requirements of Health and Safety (HSW) legislation that personnel at risk from
Manual handling Operations should receive training from properly qualified trainers, in order to reduce the
risk of injury. This course is introduced to provide suitable training for Manual Handling trainers in order to
comply with the law.
Who Should Attend: All RAF Personnel and other services on a fill-up basis and MOD employed civilians
required to instruct Manual Handling techniques and occupy an identified post, or have been nominated by
the Station Health & Safety Advisor.
Course Accreditation: The course is Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) accredited and
delegates will receive the IOSH RAF Manual Handling Instructional Techniques certificate on passing the
end of course examinations.
Course Content: The course contains the following modules; Heath & Safety Legislation, Manual Handling
Operations, Accident Prevention, Sites and Causes of Injury, Base Movement, Musculoskeletal System,
Workstation Design, Mechanical Handling Equipment, Instructional Techniques, Assessment of Manual
Handling Operations.