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The Manual Handling Course is a half day course designed for those looking to gain the knowledge and skills to carry out manual handling tasks. Moving and Handling is a key part of the day for many employees in the UK and along with other musculoskeletal disorders, equate for more than a third of work-related injuries.

Who is the Course For?

Anyone who carries out any manual handling tasks in their job
Anyone with an interest in manual handling

Syllabus

  • Manual handling legislation
  • What is manual handling
  • Hierarchy of control relating to manual handling
  • Common workplace injuries, relating to manual handling
  • Risk assessing manual handling tasks
    • Generic assessments
    • Dynamic assessments
  • Safe lifting
  • Unsafe lifting
  • Practical lifting exercises
  • RSI prevention exercises

Prerequisite

  • The course is designed specifically for over 16’s
  • This course is a practical course, learners must be able to demonstrate handling techniques
  • We will also require access to the equipment that your staff generally move and handle

Course Duration

3 guided learning hours
Good Skills Training normally deliver this course over half a day, 09:30 – 12:45

Awarding Body

There is no awarding body for this course, but it is certificated by Good Skills Training

Qualification Code

MH

Delivery Type

Face-to-face.

Maximum Learners Per Tutor

12

Assessment Method

The Manual Handling Course is Assessed through a practical demonstration.

Re-Qualification

As with all health and safety related courses, it is recommended that staff undergo refresher training on a regular basis, this is normally every 3-years.

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