Manual Material Handling Training – On-site

Manual Material Handling Training – On-site

Course Duration

2 hours



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Course Summary

Every workplace manually handles material; however, poor manual material handling practices are one of the most common, misunderstood, and unrecognized workplace hazards.

Our program contains the information necessary for workplace parties to assess jobs, and determine the risk of injury due to bending, twisting, flexing, etc. The discussion will include major causes for back, shoulder, neck, wrist, and arm pain, as well as options for adjusting or rearranging work areas to provide a safer workspace.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify manual material handling injuries
  • Assess hazards related to manual material handling
  • Discuss the basic anatomy of the spine
  • Identify types of back injuries
  • Explain safe work practices involving manual material handling

Course Material

Participant manual, test, a record of attendance, and wall certificate.

Target Audience

JHSC members, workers, and supervisors.

Legislative Reference

Ont. Reg. 851 – Industrial Establishments s. 45

Continuing Education Credits

HRPA has approved this course for CPD. Please contact us at 800.815.9980 to find out more.