Correct manual handling techniques are essential to minimise the risk of injury and musculoskeletal problems. Manchester Physio have specialist physiotherapists who are experienced in delivering manual handling training to a variety of clients. These include:
- Office workers
- Manual labourers
- Care home staff
- Support workers
The physiotherapist carrying out the training will tailor the content depending on the specific needs and requirements of the clientele.
Possible topics covered include:
- Spinal anatomy
- Correct moving and handling techniques
- Postural advice
- Highlighting possible risks and hazards in the workplace
- Provision of specialist equipment and adaptations if needed
- Practical workshops
- Exercises programmes
Manual handling is a legal qualification in most industries and should be tailored appropriately to the clientele.
For more information on our training programmes or to book an appointment, please call Manchester Physio on 0161 883 0077