Manual Handling Training Courses | Repetitive Activities

Health & Safety

Manual Handling and Repetitive Activities

About This Course

This qualification, aimed at those who carry out manual handling at work, provides essential information about manual handling hazards and their control.

To give you maximum flexibility it can be delivered as a half-day programme for learners who only wish to gain the principles of Manual Handling. Those who need to learn about practical manual handling techniques should stay on for a further half-day training session and assessment to gain the full Award in Manual Handling & repetitive activities.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Identify and understand the risk associated with manual handling
  • Learn the value of risk assessment and how to apply it
  • Make recommendations to manage risks
  • Apply the principles of safer handling to a range of everyday manual handling tasks

WHY IS THE TRAINING IMPORTANT?

Employers are required to take appropriate steps to reduce the risk of injury to employees—this includes suitable training. This course combines both the theoretical and hands-on elements of the subject and teaches learners techniques to lift, carry, push and pull objects safely within their individual capabilities.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

All employees who have to carry out manual handling at work, provides essential information about manual handling hazards and their control.

IN-HOUSE TRAINING

This course can be tailored to reflect your organisation's system of work. It can also be run in-house at your company's facility and/or preferred location. For further details such as corporate rates and schedules, please contact us.

FACTS

Duration: One-Day programme

Assessment: Multiple Choice examination and practical assessment

Prerequisite: Level 1 in English literacy or equivalent

Suggested Progression: NEBOSH Health & Safety at Work Qualification or IOSH Managing Safely

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