Manual handling accidents are not confined to any particular type of work activity. Virtually every workplace will have employees involved in some form of manual handling and the cost of injuries from poor or careless practice is enormous.
The legal definition of the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992, amended in 2002 is ‘Manual handling operations’ means any transporting or supporting of a load, including the lifting, putting down, pushing, pulling, carrying or moving thereof by hand or bodily force.
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CIEH Level 2 Principles in Manual Handling - 'Very good', 'Very interactive, makes the subject matter much more interesting', 'Very good and informative', 'Very good valuable training'.