This HSE manual handling course teaches learners about the principles that are effective to underpin safe manual handling. Moreover, learners will explore practical tips to implement these principles as they work.
The common cause of injury while manual handling in construction industry is the lifting and moving of loads. Almost half of such injuries effect your back, rest causing sprains and strains.
In addition to sprains and strains many manual handling in construction incidents involve crushing to feet, hands or other areas of the body.
A significant number of these injuries lead to permanent damage, effectively stopping the worker from ever working again.
The loss of livelihood in this way , either permanently or for even a short period, is all the more tragic. Because most manual handling injuries can be prevented. It only takes a little time and requires effective health and safety manual handling training.