2024 MH

Manual Handling for Chambers Staff

Designed for employees within chambers who are required to move, lift, push, pull or lower items of some kind – collectively known as ‘manual handling’.

Across the country, musculoskeletal injuries have caused the loss of 6.6 million working days in the United Kingdom.

It is important that you know how to correctly move items and avoid the risk of serious injury. This training module will ensure you are applying the proper manual handling techniques to your role within chambers.

What will you learn?

After completing this course, you will:

  • Understand the significance of correct manual handling techniques and how these should be applied to your work.
  • Gain a knowledge of the relevant rules and regulatory requirements related to manual handling in your workplace, ensuring compliance with health and safety standards and promoting a safe working environment for all.
  • Understand the best approach to avoid common injuries and obstacles by having a practical awareness of the correct manual handling techniques.
  • Learn how to assess and manage risks by conducting an adequate risk assessment, implement risk management techniques before lifting items and knowing when to seek assistance.
  • Understand the importance of prompt reporting of workplace-related manual handling incidents and learn how to conduct incident reports if necessary.
£75.00 + VAT
AUDIENCE Barristers & Chambers
Duration: 30 Minutes
Certificate: Upon Completion
CPD Hours: 0.5
Portfolio: Health & Safety
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