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Fire Extinguisher Maintenance
Portable fire extinguishers and other portable fire fighting equipment such as fire blankets should be inspected and serviced regularly to ensure they will operate correctly in the event of fire.
Fire Extinguisher Installation
Our expert team of Engineers can quickly assess the risks and provide a survey and quotation on the required equipment. Please Contact Us for more information or to book a free Engineer survey.
Fire Alarm Maintenance
Our team of experienced professional engineers are trained to the highest possible standards and can service your system in accordance with BS5839-1:2017
Fire Alarm Design & Installation
Our expert fire alarm design team can design any fire alarm system either off plan or by survey and follow the job through right up to commissioning and Routine Maintenance.
Dry Riser Testing
A Dry Riser is a system of valves and pipework which enables the Fire Service to pump large quantities of water on to the upper floors of tall buildings for fighting fires.
Fire & First Aid Training
Ofqual regulated training. Our courses are delivered by a team of experienced instructors in both the fire industry and the medical profession

MANUAL HANDLING



The course is aimed at anyone who requires a basic understanding of manual handling and how to lift and carry loads correctly.


Aim

The aim of the course is to give the students the principles of best practice in the manual handling of
inanimate objects


Objectives

Delegates will be aware of the principles behind safe manual handling of loads. To lift and carry loads within
their capacity using aids and assistance as required. They will learn how to state the parts of the body at risk
of injury when lifting incorrectly and the injuries that may occur as a result. They will be able to demonstrate the
techniques that can be applied to the manual handling of loads in order to achieve economy of effort and
observe the improvements in their manual handling skills.


Content

  • Introduction to Manual Handling
  • Statistical Evidence
  • Legislation
  • Understanding of anatomy related to manual handling
  • The leverage effect
  • Causes of back pain
  • Introduction to base movement
  • Top heavy movement
  • Dual lifting techniques
  • Team lifting techniques
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • The use of mechanised lifting aids
  • Workplace specific practical application

At Your Place or Ours

We can conduct this course at your premises if you have an area suitable for conducting training courses, or you could come to our training centre at M-Fire HQ. Click here to see when the next course is running at our training centre. 

 





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