To improve knowledge and raise awareness of the risks related to manual handling and how the implementation of appropriate control measures can reduce the risk of injury.
- Understand the risks and hazards associated with manual handling
- Recognise the legal responsibilities of employers and employees
- Aware of how to evaluate risks to enable the implementation of appropriate control measures to prevent or reduce the risk of injury and damage
- Able to identify ergonomic issues within the dental practice setting
GDC Development Outcome
B - Effective management of self and effective management of others or effective work with others in the dental team, in the interests of patients; providing constructive leadership where appropriate.