Manual Handling and Injury Prevention 

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This program reviews manual handling in the workplace. Manual handling is any movement involved in lifting, lowering, pushing, pulling or carrying. It focuses on procedures, technique and injury prevention. It is designed for workers in an industrial setting. However, it can help employees at any level.

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Time Commitment

This program is estimated at ≈ 1.5 hours of learning.

Accessibility

Access all interactive and video components from your desktop, tablet or mobile device.

Audience

Those whose job involves manual handling.


Overview


This program reviews manual handling in the workplace. Manual handling is any movement involved in lifting, lowering, pushing, pulling or carrying. It focuses on procedures, technique and injury prevention. It is designed for workers in an industrial setting. However, it can help employees at any level.

Learning Objectives

After completing this program, the participant will be able to:

  • Explain why proper manual handling is important in your workplace
  • Identify the different types of injury including back injuries
  • Review the forms of manual handling
  • Incorporate proper manual handling techniques to prevent injury
  • Review all the factors related to manual handling in the workplace (hydration, nutrition, weight training and procedures, etc.)

Planning Committee

  • Mike Wahl, B.Sc.Kin., M.ScKin., Ph.D (c)
  • Julie Spence, B.Sc.Kin., COHS

Expert videos provided by

  • Dr. Vic Sahajpal
    Orthopaedic Surgeon
    B.Sc., M.D., UWO, 1996, FRCSC
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery (General)
  • Dr. David Behm
    BPE,B.Ed. Ottawa, MS McMaster, PhD McGill

For further inquiries, please email us at: contact_us@advancingpractice.com

Price: $250.00 (CAD)