The manual handling course was perfect for what I needed. We did lots of practical in the hangar showing us the correct posture and grips for bag handling which is what we do most of. We were also shown how to teach squat and lunge lifting, pushing and pulling; teaching us where the weight should come from e.g. legs and hips, not back. I feel I got a lot out of this course and feel I can show my team better handling to save their back and shoulders which is what my team seem to hurt the most.
Brenda Tait, Security Supervisor at Babcock MCS Offshore (formerly Bond Offshore Helicopters)
Manual Handling Training for Gravesham Borough Council's Refuse & Recycling, Street Cleansing,
Parks & Grounds Maintenance & Cemetaries Teams in November 2018
Thank you to Osteopathic Solutions for delivering the manual handling training. It was well received and Rishi Patel pitched it at the right level for the operatives. I think being a practising Osteopath meant that he was taken a lot more seriously than if he was someone who wasn’t working in this profession.
Martin Wates, Horticultural Services Manager
Gravesham Borough Council
I must say my team and I were extremely impressed and satisfied with the training Robert Smith delivered. It was tailored to meet our unique requirements and everyone gained something from it. I have no doubt that if our staff follow the guidance provided they will reduce the chances of injuring themselves in their day to day tasking.
Keith Hodgson, Estates Manager at The High School of Glasgow
What did you like about our trainer’s 3 Day Instuctor Course delivery?
I thought Robert did a really nice job with very detailed explanations.
Was the course well structured by our trainer? Did it flow? If not, how could it have been improved?
Yes over the 3 days it was relaxed and a good learning environment.
Was the information presented in a simple & easily understandable way, avoiding medical jargon?
Yes good detail was given when necessary.
Ian Moran, Production Superviser
Thermo Fisher Scientific, Perth
Lydd site Attendees' feedback:
The courses were delivered in a very professional and practical manner. Robert was an effective instructor and it was good that he concentrated on realistic use of his techniques in our dynamic working environment.
Captain John Sheldon, Deputy Chief Pilot at Bristow Group
2 Day Manual Handling Instructor Assessor Course in 2015
Just a quick note re the training last week. It was great. Very practical which is exactly what I was after.
2 Hour Manual Handling Practical Skills Courses in 2016
Thanks again for the great courses.
Ruth Hill, Safety Manager at ABP Food Group Perth
What did you like about our trainer’s delivery?
The 2 Day Instructor Course was at a good pace. Explanations and examples were given when needed or asked for.
Kim Turner, Distribution Shift Manager & Attendee
Delivery was relaxed and wasn’t just read off slides. Practical delivery was adapted to help each individual in the necessary way.
Claire Adam, Learning & Development
The way Robert explained and talked through the training materials.
During the practical, Robert adapted for each attendee.
Each one of us got attention from him although it was a group of 5.
For information about Robert Smith's Osteopathic Clinic in Edinburgh please click this link.
Thanks again for coming to Plenmeller and delivering the Manual Handling Training. Everyone who attended found it both enjoyable and interesting.
Steve Leighton, Blow Moulding Trainer
Osteopathic Solutions Ltd
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