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Manual Material Handling

$35.00

Whether your business is an office, restaurant, or manufacturing plant, completing Manual Material Handling training online can be beneficial for your business and your employees! Our unique online training helps reduce repetitive strain injury, musculoskeletal injury, and even manual lifting injuries in your employees. Knowledge is power!

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 life heavy objects, MSDs, RSIs, as well as Work-related Musculoskeletal Disorders (WMSD) and Occupational Overuse Syndromes (OOS) can all cause lost-time and lower productivity in the workplace.

This 45 minute online learning module will discuss some of the accepted strategies for reducing these occupation injuries. Students receive a certificate after the course is completed. For more information about the certificate, please click the Manual Material Handling Certificate link to the left. Course topics include:

  • An Introduction to Manual Material Handling
  • Biometrics of Manual Material Handling
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Recognizing the Hazards of Manual Material Handling
  • Controlling Workplace Manual Material Handling Hazards
  • An Employee Guideline for Safe Manual Material Handling

Who Needs Manual Material Handling Training?

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 can benefit from MMH training. A repetitive strain injury or musculoskeletal injury can disrupt your work environment and expose your business to further problems. Material handling safety guidelines will help reduce this risk.

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An introduction to Manual Material Handling

  • Examples of Manual Material Handling
  • Risk of Injury to the Human Body

Biometrics of Manual Material Handling

  • Anatomy of the Spine
  • Posture Perfect
  • Disc Herniation & Degeneration

Musculoskeletal Disorders

  • MSD Defined
  • Understanding MSD Hazards
  • Fixed or Awkward Postures
  • Repetition
  • Recognizing Signs & Symptoms of Musculoskeletal Disorders

Recognizing the Hazards of Manual Material Handling

  • Recognizing Jobs with MSD Hazards
  • A Proactive Search for MMH Hazards: PEMEP

Controlling Workplace Manual Material Handling Hazards

  • Engineering, Administrative, and PPE
  • Back Belts in the Workplace

An Employee Guideline for Safe Manual Material Handling

  • Secured & upright, good condition, no overfilling
  • Transport Canada (TC), UN and Department of Transport (DOT) markings

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