MANUAL HANDLING INSTRUCTOR TRAINING
This comprehensive 2-day Manual Handling Instructor (Train the Trainer) course equips individuals with the knowledge and skills needed to become effective manual handling instructors. It covers essential topics related to manual handling, health and safety regulations, and the responsibilities of both employers and employees under the law. Additionally, the course includes specialized training elements designed to prepare participants to excel as trainers, teaching methods, presentation skills, and fostering an inclusive and diverse training environment.
Who Should Attend:
Health and safety professionals, trainers, supervisors, and individuals responsible for delivering manual handling training within their organisations.
2 days, with a focus on comprehensive understanding and practical training.
What is Covered:
This comprehensive training program covers the history and best practices of manual handling, emphasizing injury prevention. It also includes statistics on the impact of back injuries, legal aspects like the 1974 Health and Safety at Work Act and the 1992 Manual Handling Regulations, and responsibilities of both employers and employees in ensuring safety.
Common causes of back injuries, back care methods, risk assessment, and management’s role are explored. Practical sessions provide hands-on experience, and ‘Train The Trainer’ elements cover effective teaching methods, learning styles, feedback, and presentation skills. The course encourages inclusivity and diversity in training.
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