This 45-minute, single-module British Canoeing Awarding Body eLearning is for all paddlers who are new to the topic of manual handling. It covers different paddlesport manual handling situations, a model for considering and managing risk, and steps to take to better protect our bodies.
Throughout paddlesport, there are many occasions when we are lifting, carrying and moving craft as well as performing rescues. It’s essential we reflect on current practice and consider whether we are putting ourselves and others in potential danger of damaging joints and muscles, particularly when moving or lifting equipment or people.
We can be at risk of injury from poor manual handling whether working in paddlesport or as a recreational paddler, so this eLearning is for anyone new to the topic looking for actionable tips..
The British Canoeing Awarding Body Manual Handling eLearning covers a model for assessing risk and manual handling tips for a range of situations.
You earn 5 CPD points by completing this eLearning. These will be added to your National Association record after completion.s.