Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs) are the most common cause of occupational ill health in Great Britain, currently affecting 1.0 million people a year and costing society £5.7 billion. MSDs affect the muscles, joints, tendons and other parts of the musculoskeletal system, and are aggravated and exacerbated by poor manual handling posture and techniques.

Vibrant Spirit offers a physiotherapeutic and ergonomics based manual handling training programme designed to:
  • Improve productivity and reduce absenteeism related to musculoskeletal disorders
  • Refresh your approach to manual handling training and risk management
  • Reduce Lost Time Accidents (LTA) and illness
  • Avoid risk of litigation from employees

Onsite Manual Handling training for Employees

For organisations without manual handling specialist trainers, a 2.5 hour On-Site Training Session, including delegate reference literature, delivered by our expert Chartered Physiotherapist trainers:
  • How the body works in relation to lifting and moving, anatomy overview
  • Coaching on behavioural approach and individual self awareness
  • Consequences of poor Manual Handling
  • How to use safe and effective techniques to avoid injury at work and in their home environment
  • Interactive session in the employees' workplace where they identify risks and see for themselves how to reduce those risks.

Manual Handling Risk Assessor Training

Designed for Organisations without their own in-house trainers who want to develop a totally bespoke manual handling risk management (control strategy, internally managed) programme
  • Two days On Site Coaching Session for your trainers (up to six delegates)
  • Also acts as a refresher course on legislative updates and best practice
  • The latest principles & techniques for safe Manual Handling
  • Practical advice and solutions for the major organisation's manual handling risks and how to use them as worked examples during training
  • Evaluation and coaching of trainer(s) to ensure best delivery of your onsite training
  • Session notes and presentation advice
  • Details and advice on regulations

Physio First
Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
Recognised and Accredited Specialists with BUPA, AXA-PPP and other major insurers
Company No. 06829002. Registered office: 72 Great Suffolk Street, London SE1 0BL, UK
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Member of: Health Professions Council, Chartered Society of Physiotherapy, Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Occupational Health and Ergonomics