MANUAL HANDLING AND SAFE LIFTING

COURSE OVERVIEW

Aims

The purpose of this course is to instruct personnel on how to manual handle loads more safely, and how to reduce the risk of manual handling injuries. It introduces personnel to the hazards and risks involves in manual handling. It outlines what to expect from a manual handling assessment. It will also enable employees to develop safer manual handling techniques in the workplace.

Benefits for the staff

• Increased awareness regarding the safety standards and requirements.
• Reduced frequency of errors.
• Up-gradation in the knowledge.
• Convenient learning because of the Video & slide shows.

Benefits for the Organizations

• Maintaining the records regarding the safety classes conducted.
• Increased reputation.
• Lesser supervision required after the completion of the training.
• Uniform training of innumerable staff members in house through this pack.

Outcomes

On completion of this training session, each participant will understand: • Explain what is meant by the term ‘manual handling’ and give examples
• Explain how manual handling can cause injury and give examples
• State the principles for controlling manual handling risks and apply these in a practical context
• Demonstrate a general understanding of the value and purposes of conducting a manual handling assessment and what employees can expect of such assessments
• Demonstrate an understanding of the main provisions of the Manual Handling Operations Regulations

Synopsis

• Incident statistics
• Hazardous conditions and acts pertaining to manual handling operations and common injuries
• Back pain and how the back (spine) works
• How injuries to muscles, tendons, and ligaments occur from manual handling
• Operations and problem areas
• The 5 factors in assessing the risk form manual handling
• Mechanical help
• The basic lighting techniques
• manual handling techniques to reduce the risk in some situations
• Basic knowledge of material handling and importance of PPE
• Principles of levers and laws of motion.
• Care of the spine.
• How the body is harmed through incorrect handling techniques.
• Dangers of careless and unskilled methods.
• Lifting to and from ground level.
• Lifting to and from a height
• Pushing and pulling
• Various specified lifting tasks
• Why we lift incorrectly
• Stresses and strains of incorrect manual handling
• Mechanics of the spine
• Practical manual handling demonstrations and training
• Stress reducing techniques
• Mechanical aids
• Manual handling assessments

Program Modes

• Straight week program -( weekday lectures, practical and examination)
• Weekend program- Saturdays only ( weekend lectures, practical and examination)
• Distance learning program- Revisions contacts, practical and examination)

Examination

We have sets of EXAMS for each of the package in addition to practical assignments which you must pass before certification. Pass mark is 50%. If you fail any of the exams, you would be required to re-sit it at the cost N3000 per paper.

Payment Method

Payment in any convenient instalment is allowed, however candidate must complete payment before any specified examination date. Rush and register now. All payment shall be paid with POS in our office or transferred directly into any of our banks accounts or by cheque made in favor of Safeguard Resources and Technologies Limited. See bank details below:
NAIRA ACCOUNT NAME BANK ADDRESS ACCOUNT NO
Safeguard Resources and Technologies Limited Guaranty Trust Bank Plc 0039 7002 71
Safeguard Resources and Technologies Limited First City Monument Bank 0454 2340 12
Safeguard Resources and Technologies Limited United Bank for Africa Plc 1007 9455 56
POUNDS ACCOUNT NAME BANK ADDRESS ACCOUNT NO.
Safeguard Resources and Technologies Limited Guaranty Trust Bank Plc 0126622635.
The course fee covers: registration, examination fee, tuition, course materials, tea break and lunch break. After payment and registration, you will receive the complete course material ahead of the training. The course fee covers: registration, examination fee, tuition, course materials, tea break and lunch break. After payment and registration, you will receive the complete course material ahead of the training.

Duration, Delegates and Responsibilities

The duration of the course is 1 day. The course is delivered in our Full Multi-Media, Air-conditioned Training Laboratory. The course can also be delivered as an in- House Training Program in your premises. For in-house training, the minimum number of persons required per class is 6 persons, if you are training a class that is less than 6 persons, your payment may cover payment for 6 persons. We shall execute the program as presented in this schedule with our materials, equipment and instructors, and issue certificates to participants at the end of the program. If the training is holding at our Training Laboratory, we shall serve tea/coffee with snacks and lunch during the program. If you want the training to hold in your company premises, you are to provide the training hall and serve tea/coffee with snacks and lunch during the program. If the training location is outside Lagos, Abuja and Port Harcourt, an additional cost to cover logistics at such a location will be added to the total cost unless provided or specific arrangement is made by the company.

TRAINING LOCATIONS

QHSE qualifications in Nigeria (Port Harcourt, Lagos and Abuja) are provided by Safeguard Resources and Technologies Limited. We offer these Courses in 3 of our training centers in Port Harcourt, Lagos and Abuja as an in-house program in company premises. If you want the training to hold in your company premises, you are to provide the training hall and serve tea/coffee with snacks and lunch during the program. If the training location is outside Lagos, Abuja and Port Harcourt, an additional cost to cover logistics at such location will be added to the total cost unless provided or specific arrangement is made by the company. For information on dates and fees for each location click on the Date/Fee tab or chat with us.

Port Harcourt Training Center:

#6 Forces Avenue, Before SPAR Back Gate, Old G.R.A Port Harcourt

Lagos Training Center:

#7 Acme Road,Off Agidingbi Road,Ogba Industrial Estate,Ikeja Lagos.
Abuja Training Center: Suite 106A, Samfa Plaza Ndola Crescent, Wuse Zone 5, Abuja.

ACCREDITATION AND AFFILIATION

Our programs are approved by the Federal Government of Nigeria; we are also affiliated with many other organization and government agencies:  National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH)
 International Register of Certificated Auditors (IRCA)
 Chartered Quality Institute (CQI)
 National Industrial Safety Council of Nigeria (NISCN)
 Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria (ISPON)
 Department of Petroleum Resources
 St. John Ambulance
 Nigeria Red Cross Society
 Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC)
 Federal Fire Service
 National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA)
 National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA)
 Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA)
 National Fire Prevention Project
 Fire Protection Association
 Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment
 Federal Ministry of Health
 Federal Ministry of Environment
 Federal Ministry of Transport

ADVANTAGE

• Our instructors are top indigenous and expatriate professionals who have spent large number of years in the safety industry and are therefore able to temper academic theory with practical experience. They are also are acclaimed and renowned with impeccable record and experience spanning several years in safety practice.
• With our multi-media training laboratory and our training facilities, we are ever ready to offer you training programs of the highest possible standards and which meet internationally recognized level of performance.
• Our success story has made us an exceptional Training Center in Nigeria.
• Whether you are highly experienced or just taking up a new career in safety, you can take advantage of our comprehensive tutorial and excellent instructorship which put you at good standing for success in exams.
• Only well-tutored and prepared delegates succeed in exams.

DATE, FEES AND REGISTRATION

The registration fee per person is N30,000.00 for Individuals N40,000.00 for companies. To register, click appropriately as required. A hard copy of the form is available in our office and can also be mailed to you. Once we receive your registration form and payment, you will immediately receive an acknowledgment including an e-receipt and other details about the training including the training materials.