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.
The benefits of this course include:
- Learn from your own home, in your own time
- Access to award-winning learning and assessment materials.