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Manual Handling Safety at work (online, short course)

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Course Overview

Manual handling is the transportation or support of a load either by hand or by bodily force, including lifting, putting down, pulling, pushing, moving or carrying loads. All employers must protect their employees from any risk of injury from any hazardous manual handling in the workplace, meaning manual handling training courses are vital.

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Course Code

XREMSKS1S0

Course Fee
£50.00
Entry Requirements

No previous knowledge, skills or experience needed.
This is a fully online course and therefore internet access and a suitable device is required....

Course information

Section 1: The reasons for safe manual handling
This section covers the injuries and ill health associated with incorrect manual handling, the employers’ and employees’ duties and the consequences for non-compliance with health and safety requirements at work.

Section 2: How manual handling risk assessments contribute to health and safety
You will develop your understanding of the hazards and risks in manual handling work, the process for carrying out a manual handling risk assessment and the principles of the risk control hierarchy for manual handling.

Section 3: Principles, equipment and testing requirements for manual handling safety
In this section, you will cover the principles of safe movement for manual handling, the types of equipment used for manual handling tasks and the requirements for testing, servicing and examining manual handling and lifting equipment.

Section 4: Applying safe manual handling principles
This section covers efficient and safe manual handling principles, including moving a load manually on your own, using manual handling aids and equipment, and undertaking a manual handling task as part of a team.

This course will take up to 4 hours to complete, Study from anywhere, at any time with an immediate start

Access to an e-learning platform with online materials and online assessment
Immediate start
Study from anywhere, at any time

You will be assessed through online learning materials and assessment.
You will receive an e-certificate upon completion

Entry Level NONE Non regulated provision, Entry Level, Manufacturing Technologies

Entry level

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