Manual Handling

16-09-2024 - 20-09-2024 4200 Kuala Lumpur


Course Introduction:


Manual Handling helps employees assess the risks involved in moving, lifting or carrying heavy or awkward objects, and explains the correct techniques to use. With confident, well-trained staff, a business will reduce the risk of workplace injuries which can lead to long-term absence and costly legal action. This course ensures all employees are aware of correct lifting techniques and government guidance on maximum weight recommendations.



Course Objectives:


At the end of the course participants will be able to:

  • Learn how to lift and carry to minimize strain
  • Learn guidelines for safe lifting and lowering
  • Minimize risk through evaluation



Who Should Attend?


This course is for anyone who has to do any manual handling in the workplace – this includes office duties as well as the more obvious workshop & warehouse lifting & carrying. This course guides the delegates in a very practical way how to manually handle safely.



Course Outline:



  • Create a stable base
  • Bend the knees
  • Correct grip and hold
  • Changing direction



  • Recommended maximum weights for men and women
  • Different weights apply in different levels of bending
  • Comparative Risk Levels
  • Lifting while seated
  • Review – Guidelines for Lifting



  • The Task (Movement, Distance, Work process)
  • The Load (Weight, Shape, Hazards)
  • The Environment (Layout, Floor Condition, Temperature)
  • Capability (Strength, Training, Preparation) 



Course Methodology:


A variety of methodologies will be used during the course that includes:

·         (30%) Based on Case Studies

·         (30%) Techniques 

·         (30%) Role Play

·         (10%) Concepts

·         Pre-test and Post-test

·         Variety of Learning Methods

·         Lectures

·         Case Studies and Self Questionaires

·         Group Work

·         Discussion

·         Presentation


Course Fees:


This rate includes participant’s manual, Hand-Outs, buffet lunch, coffee/tea on arrival, morning & afternoon of each day.


Course Timings:


Daily Course Timings:

    08:00 - 08:20       Morning Coffee / Tea

    08:20 - 10:00       First Session

    10:00 - 10:20       Coffee / Tea / Snacks

    10:20 - 12:20       Second Session

    12:20 - 13:30       Lunch Break & Prayer Break

    13:30 - 15:00       Last Session

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