Our Manual Handling training covers safe moving and handling and how to maintaining a safe working environment. And is aimed at reducing the risk to everyone involved in moving and handling of loads.
This course provides the necessary information and training for organisations to understand more about the risks associated with manual handling, how to undergo a risk assessment and how to ensure appropriate control measures are put in place.
Incorrect lifting techniques result in many workers suffering injuries to their back and neck. In fact, these comprise the largest group of injuries seen in the workplace – musculoskeletal disorders (HSE Statistics).
Candidates will learn a variety of topics including the risks of moving & handling, legal duties placed on employers and employees and correct handling techniques. The full course content is:
- Reasons for safe moving and handling
- Potential injuries from incorrect handling
- Legal duties of employers and employees
- Assessing manual handling activities
- Reducing the risks
- Single person and team lifting
- Pushing and pulling
- Handling while seated
How long will it take?
To complete this qualification, learners should expect to undertake 10 hours of guided learning.
Assessment and Certification
This qualification is assessed by a multiple-choice examination and a practical examination
Successful candidates will receive Certificates shortly after the training day.
We recommend that training is renewed annually to stay up to date with the latest procedures and legislation.
Who needs Manual Handling training?
This qualification is aimed at learners who are starting or returning to work or who need specific training in manual handling. It is also suitable for refresher training.
This course covers all the elements of safe manual handling in the workplace. As such it acts as an excellent introduction for every employee involved in moving and handling objects.
Those professions who will benefit include:
- Construction Workers
- Warehouse Operatives
- Kitchen Staff
- Office Workers
- Farm Workers
- Delivery Drivers
Alternatively, For greater flexibility try out our Safe moving and handling e-course. Train when you want, wherever you want, ONLINE.
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