HSEO Training Course in February 2019

To: All Staff Members
Date: 28 January 2019

The Health, Safety and Environment Office will arrange ONE safety course in February 2019 as follows:


Training Course(s)

Date & Time





Manual Lifting and Handling

15 Feb 2019 (Fri)
9:30 am – 12:30 pm


English supplemented with Cantonese

Ms Kitty Lim

Course(s) Information

Manual Lifting and Handling


  1. Legislation and Code of Practice relevant to manual handling
  2. Basic anatomy of the waist and back and the effect on the back from lifting
  3. Basic ergonomics
  4. Causes of manual lifting injury
  5. Method of correct manual lifting
  6. Stretching exercises 

Course objectives:
This course aims at introducing the proper manual handling and lifting methods, basic knowledge on musculoskeletal problems associated with improper manual handling and preventive measures.

Target group(s):
All PolyU staff members who want to learn more about manual handling.  

(Please apply on or before 8 Feb 2019)

Interested staff should register for the course(s) via the HSEO online enrollment system at http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hseo/training-news/training-enrollment

For enquiries, please e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call HSEO General Office at tel : 3400-8386/3400-8396.

Health, Safety and Environment Office