This Manual Handling Training Course helps employers ensure that they and their employees are sufficiently trained in the principles and practices of safe manual handling.
This course provides the necessary information and training for organisations to understand more about the risks associated with manual handling, how to undergo a risk assessment and how to ensure appropriate control measures are put in place.
It follows the requirements of the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 (MHOR) and provides a practical guide for managing and carrying out safe and healthy manual handling. The course also features videos, diagrams, and downloadable resources to use in your workplace.
Course Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course, you will:
Understand what is meant by manual handling.
Be able to explain the common causes of injury and potential long-term damages to health as a result of poor manual handling techniques.
Understand the legal responsibilities and the duties placed upon employers and employees.
Be able to identify manual handling hazards.
Understand how to carry out an effective manual handling risk assessment.
Understand the control measures that can be put in place to reduce the risk of harm.
Understand and practise the best way to handle loads (objects and people) to maintain a safe working environment and for safety of the person being assisted
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