What to expect from this course
The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 require employers to ensure that all employees are trained and competent in manual handling.
Back injury is a major cause of employee absenteeism and manual handling accidents account for more than a third of all accidents reported each year to the enforcing authorities.
This course will teach staff the safest way to handle objects in the workplace in order to avoid injury.
The course is aimed at all levels of employees including those who undertake manual handling operations either as a key part of their job and those who may need to move supplies and equipment on an infrequent basis.
Subjects covered include:
- Safety legislation
- Identifying the Risks
- Risk Assessments
- Reducing and Controlling the risks
- Manual Handling Techniques
- Record keeping
This course is available on-site across the UK, 7 days a week.
2-4 hours (depending on group size)
Continuous assessment by the trainer of practical techniques and theoretical understanding
On completion of the course, learners will receive a Safe and Sound certificate of attendance valid for 3 years
Start this course immediately with our easy to use e-learning option:Manual Handling Online Course