Manual Handling Training

Norris Health supply manual handling training packages to fulfil the requirements of the health and safety executive (HSE). Guidance on European regulation (20269/EEC). Our course combines physiotherapy knowledge with expertise in ergonomics to offer a unique package in back pain prevention. The course offers a dynamic high impact style designed to maintain interest and improve knowledge retention. Employees are individually supervised through a number of common manual handling tasks and a problem solving approach is taken to ensure knowledge retention.

Course Content:

  • how your spine works
  • healthy and dangerous movements
  • common injuries to the spine
  • basic principles of manual handling
  • practical manual handling techniques
  • risk assessment and you
  • posture in the office
  • spinal exercise
  • group problem solving

Our training package lasts for a half day and we also offer a training package for supervisors, enabling them to give our half day course.  We can tailor a programme to your precise requirements.

Please contact us to see how we can help.