Manual Handling Certification

Course Code:
3 hours
Manual Handling Certification
Exams Included:
All major browsers and devices
Delivery method:
Online (In-house also available )
Manual Handling Certification
Manual handling is an essential part of almost every job throughout the UK. Everyone from office workers to those who work on factory floors engage in some form of manual handling each and every day. It is important to learn about the risks involved and how to lift, carry, push, and pull loads safely. This is the best way to reduce the rate of workplace injuries, most of which are caused by improper manual handling practices.

This course provides you with a comprehensive guide to manual handling. It begins by giving you an introduction to the concept of manual handling, including examples and affected workplaces. It then goes into detail about the applicable legislation and the obligations employers and employees must fulfil in order to keep their workplace safe. The specific types of risks and hazards, as well as examples on how to handle materials safely are also provided.

You Will Learn:
Information about the manual handling regulations
The obligations employers must fulfil according to the Manual Handling Operations Regulations
The obligations employees must fulfil according to the Manual Handling Operations Regulations
The risks and hazards that are involved with improper manual handling, including the development of musculoskeletal issues and repetitive motion injuries
Techniques for safe and effective manual handling
Practical solutions and tips to keep in mind when it comes to manual handling and workplace safety
Benefits of Taking This Course
Learning about manual handling and how prevalent it is in today’s workplaces
Gaining insight into the obligations and requirements employers must fulfil according to applicable legislation
Understanding the rights and obligations of employees in the workplace when it comes to manual handling
Learning about the specific risks and hazards that employees face when they handle items improperly
Learning how to manually handle loads properly

Course Modules/Lessons
Module 01: Introduction to Manual Handling
Module 2: Applicable Legislation
Module 3: Manual Handling Risks and Hazards
Module 4: Safe Handling Procedures
Module 5: Practical Solutions and Manual Handling Tips



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