Manual Handling


Category: SHORT H&S COURSES
Price: £65
Duration: 1 Day(s)
Course Overview: The Manual Handling Course delivers a minimum of 3 hours of instruction. This course is aimed at providing a greater awareness of manual handling, including: injuries, safe movement principles and manual handling equipment
Learning Objectives: To raise awareness about the importance of safe manual handling As an introduction to those starting work which may involve carrying out manual handling activities For those returning to work where manual handling activities may be required As a safety refresher training
Course Content: 1. Understand the reasons for safe manual handling: Outline the potential injuries and ill health associated with incorrect manual handing Outline employer’s and employee’s duties relating to manual handling at work Outline the consequences for non-compliance with health and safety requirements at work 2. Understand how manual handling risk assessments contribute to improving health and safety Explain the terms ‘hazard’ and ‘risk’ in the context of manual handling work Outline the process for carrying out a manual handling risk assessment Describe the principle of the risk control hierarchy when applied to manual handling. 3. Understand the principles, types of equipment and testing requirements associated with manual handling safety Describe safe movement principles associated with manual handling Outline the types of equipment designed to be used for manual handling tasks Outline the requirements for the testing, servicing and examination of manual handling and lifting equipment
Course Aim: Successful delegates will gain an understanding of the knowledge, skills and understanding required to safely carrying out a number of manual handling tasks.
Dates & Venues:
Start Date: 9th Dec 2021
Course Venue:Bolton Training Centre



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