Manual Material Handling Training – Online

Manual Material Handling Training – Online

Course Duration
1 hour


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Course Summary

Workplace statistics have revealed some pretty shocking numbers: 25% of all workers can expect to experience some form of injury because of incorrect manual material handling. Lower back pain caused by straining to lift heavy objects, musculoskeletal disorders and repetitive strain injuries, and Occupational Overuse Syndromes can all cause lost-time injuries and lower productivity in the workplace.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Understand manual material handling
  • Recognize the biometrics of manual material handling
  • Identify musculoskeletal disorders
  • Recognize the hazards of manual material handling
  • Control workplace manual material handling hazards
  • Develop an employee guideline for safe manual material handling

Target Audience

Anyone in your business who, in the course of daily work tasks, must lift or move heavy objects, cumbersome objects, or other potential risk-causing items.

Legislative Reference

Occupational Health and Safety Act – R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 851

Continuing Education Credits

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