Legal: Failure to address manual handling issues in line with the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 is a criminal offence.
Around 5 million working days are lost each year due to back pain. This is the equivalent of 20,000 people being off work for a year.
Around 80% of the population will suffer from serious back pain at some point in their life.
An average of 38% of accidents in the work place are attributed to manual handling.
Manual handling injuries and accidents costs money in compensation claims.
Manual Handling Training: We offer 90 minute courses which cover legal requirements, safe lifting techniques and injuries. We identify the costs to companies and staff affected by manual handling injuries.