Who should attend

Manual Handling Assessors are nominated by Heads of Department / Division. Manual Handling Assessment is a requirement of the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 (as amended). This workshop is designed to equip appointed Assessors with the knowledge to risk assess work activities locally.
Potential delegates should attend the Manual Handling and Lifting for Users course as a pre-requisite.

Key Areas

  • The legal framework and College policy documents.
  • Safe manual handling.
  • Ergonomics.
  • Risk assessment.
  • Practical exercises.