Course curriculum

  • 1

    Manual Handling Theory

    • Manual Handling Theory

  • 2

    Introduction

    • Introduction

    • Definition of Manual Handling

    • Consequences of Injuries

    • Common Back Injuries

    • Statistics

    • Reasons for Training

    • The Law

    • Summary

    • Manual Handling Quiz 1

  • 3

    Chapter 1

    • Chapter 1 - Legislation

    • The legislation

    • Employers Duties

    • Reasonably Practicable

    • Safe Place - Safe Plant - Safe Processes - Safe People

    • The Safety Statement

    • Employees Duties

    • The hierarchy of controls

    • Is the work safe?

    • Chapter 1 Summary

    • Chapter1 Quiz

  • 4

    Chapter 2

    • Chapter 2 - Introduction

    • The Musleoskeletal System

    • Bones and Joints

    • The Structure of the Back

    • The Spine

    • The Spinal Curves

    • Discs and Vertebrae

    • Disc Degeneration

    • Muscles, tendons and ligaments

    • Moving parts of your back and spine

    • Postural and action muscles

    • Tendons

    • Ligaments

    • The nervous system

    • Individual risk factors

    • Chapter 2 summary

    • Chapter 2 Quiz

  • 5

    Chapter 3

    • Chapter 3 introduction

    • Hazards and risks

    • TILER

    • Identify the task

    • Task Solution

    • The individual

    • Solutions for the individual

    • Assessing the load

    • Solutions when assessing the load

    • The environment

    • Solutions for the environment

    • What resources are available

    • Solutions for resources

    • Your posture

    • The law of the lever

    • 8 Principles of safe lifting

    • Team lifting

    • Chapter 3 Summary

    • Chapter 3 Quiz

  • 6

    Chapter 4

    • Congratulations

    • Finale