What to expect from this course
Manual handling, or to be accurate, incorrect manual handling, is one of the most common causes of injury at work. To try and combat manual handling problems, the Manual Handling Operations Regulations were introduced.
The Regulations lay out duties for both employees and employers. They give a general requirement that employees must be trained to manually handle correctly including the use of any equipment their employer provides to handle loads safely.
This course outlines exactly what constitutes manual handling and covers the regulations and legislation that apply to manual handling tasks. It then goes on to cover safe handling techniques
and how to develop good habits in relation to manual handling. It finishes off by introducing some practical solutions and the use of mechanical aids.
Please note that this is an awareness course only; if your duties include manual handling you will also need further practical training. To arrange this, please go to https://www.safeandsound.uk.net/contact-us/ or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Training your employees with this online system will go a long way to giving them greater awareness of the dangers that poor manual handling poses, as well as covering safe handling techniques, practical solutions to manual handling issues and the use of mechanical aids.
Course content includes:
What is Manual Handling?
Manual Handling Regulations
Learning Safe Handling Habits
Practical Manual Handling Solutions
Use of Mechanical Aids
Approximately 1-1.5 hours but you can spend as little or as much time on each subject as you wish, and go forward or back through the course at any time.
This online course can be completed on any PC or mobile device. Study at your own pace and log in and out as often as you wish.
Appeals to all learning styles with interactive quizzes, video and audio features.
Allows you to work at your own pace, testing your knowledge as you progress through the course.
Assessment is by a short multiple choice end of course test, on successful completion of which an IIRSM & CPD-accredited certificate can be downloaded.