Manual Handling Techniques

About this course

Practical Content 20% Theoretical Content 80%

Target Audience:

This course is suitable for employees required to carry out manual handling techniques.

Key Learning Outcomes: 

  • To give all personnel who perform manual handling activities as a key element of their job, the required knowledge and skill, so that they can undertake occupational manual handling activities at minimum risk to themselves and others. This will include consideration of peripheral issues such as access arrangements, area layout, environmental influences and slips, trips and falls.

Course Content:

• An overview of relevant legislation
• Consideration of the implications of injuries associated with manual handling incidents
• Correct manual handling techniques
• The construction of the human frame and the health issues that can arise out of poor manual handling technique
• Risk assessment techniques as they relate to manual handling
• Practical instruction and delegate participation on:
   * Lifting and handling techniques
   * The use of any mechanical lifting aids provided by the client

Assessment:

Each delegate will undertake a multiple-choice examination paper to demonstrate they have achieved the key learning outcomes detailed above

 

Certification:

ASET International Oil and Gas Training Academy Certificate

Required Instructor Qualification / Experience:

Corporate member of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health

Min/ Max Delegates: 

4/15 course duration and times may vary depending on delegate numbers

Notes to Customers:   

To set up a course specifically for your company or if the dates above are not suitable, please contact the ASET Customer Service Team for additional dates.


Excellent course – by far the best I have been on. Good mix of practical and theory. Instructor very knowledgeable and good training method.

Gareth Weston
Dana Petroleum

Good well instructed course. Team were excellent and made me fully at ease.

John James Penman
CNR International

Good course produced, great setup of facilities and the instructor was very knowledgeable of all tests received.

Alan Sinclair
Sparrows Group

The changes to this course very welcome. Ian has time to explain best practice and even corrected a few bad habits he noticed. Very happy this is probably the best course associated with my job.

Gavin Kennedy
Dolphin Drilling

Instructor very experienced and knowledgeable. Good set up in Switch room/training area.

Stuart Mulpetre
RelyOn Nutec

The plant area is an excellent training area. Useful for training in a safe and clean environment.

Tony Coyle
Harbour Energy

Thoroughly enjoyed the course and feel I have learnt a lot

Nyall Robertson
RelyOn Nutec

Excellent course which was both interesting and essential to my offshore role, would definitely recommend.

Darren Mcdonald
CNR International

Very enjoyable course. Learnt and refreshed a lot of knowledge. Ian explains things very well and makes it easy to understand.

Jamie Wilson
KCA Deutag Drilling

Excellent set up and scenarios. Very experienced Instructors.

James McGinley
NIIT

Very good course – lots of practical work.

James Stewart
RelyOn Nutec

Course was organised very well. Tutors were very knowledgeable and helpful.

Bart Leyland
Private Delegate

Found this course very beneficial and I feel I will benefit from the knowledge gained from the instructor on this course in my workplace. Would definitely recommend to others.

William Hadden
Macduff Shellfish Ltd

arine “Very good interaction with the class by lecturer. Toby is knowledgeable, experienced and informative individual. His teaching techniques and approach to the subject are clear and precise. Toby has the ability to share the knowledge, technical and practical experience at its best to the students. I will look forward to participating in DP courses in the future.

Tomasz Bak
RelyOn Nutec

Toby has a wealth of knowledge and experience on the subject of DP. He delivers the course very well.

Ryan Palmer
Trinity House

Instructor was a subject matter expert and a fountain of knowledge.

Robert Briant
RelyOn Nutec

Course well-presented / managed with COVID restrictions in place.

Allen Price
TAQA Bratani Ltd

Excellent course and well instructed. Facilities on campus are excellent.

Craig Mackay
Hexion UK

Good course and made very enjoyable through the amount of hands on experience we got.

Cieran Geddes
RelyOn Nutec

A very competent and experienced team. Assessor was first class and his previous experience was very clear. I will recommend ASET to my team and my company for OIM Assessment.

Ryan Fiske
SHELL UK

Course was very well presented. All tutors were very helpful and friendly.

Michael Rae
NG Bailey Limited

Excellent course, right duration and opportunity for hands on switching exposure.

Neil Mcbain
Petrofac

The course was excellent in delivery and content and I will recommend others for the course.

Stephen Ray
RelyOn Nutec

Course was very good. Would recommend to others

Kyle Doig
RelyOn Nutec

Thoroughly enjoyed the course and the way it was ran. Plenty of opportunities to work as a team and experience the new simulator.

Graham Morgan
Private Delegate

“Highly professional course, very helpful instructors who have delivered substantial relevant knowledge within the scope of all discussed issues/topics and were always there to answer any questions and clarify any uncertainties. I will definitely recommend this course and ASET Training Academy to all my friends and also will be very happy to refresh the course in five years time.

Piotr Kopec
Private Delegate

The course instructor was highly knowledgeable, described all methods of the course in a very easy way to understand. Overall excellent.

Ryan Maloney
RFL Electrical

Well structured. Excellent feedback and advice from the assessor.

Dale Checksfield
Chrysaor E & P Services UK

Steve was very helpful, knows what he is talking about and communicates it well. Very good practical side to the course.

Mark Johnston
MJ HVAC ltd

Excellent materials provided, delivery of content excellent – clear and concise.

Brendan Farren
Private Delegate

Very well explained and detailed course, learnt a lot.

Connor Burnett
Stork Technical Services

Excellent course, well presented by the Instructor. Course certainly makes you think (which is good).

Ken Nisbet
RelyOn Nutec

Excellent and informative.

Kevin Mcintosh
Private Delegate

Instructors were excellent from start to end. Course was enjoyable – would recommend.

Ben Adams
Dana Petroleum

A well run course with the mix of theory and practical. Totally met my expectations. Facilities was very good with plenty of equipment & tools.

Christopher Fitzpatrick
NIIT

Great coaching from the Instructor who guided me well and shared experiences.

John Weston
RelyOn Nutec


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