Manual Handling

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Those who work in high-risk environments that require heavy lifting responsibilities must have an excellent understanding of the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1999, to ensure safety best practice procedures are adhered to. The Manual Handling course covers the definition of manual handling, the risks of manual handling, the use of mechanical aids, and much more.

Through case studies and instructor-led video material, you will learn how to become a more proficient worker and maintain a high standard of work safety at all times, with up-to-date knowledge of fundamental best practice procedures. You will also be able to recognise poor manual handling practice in others to ensure injuries and accidents are prevented.

Highlights of the Manual Handling :

  • Demonstrate an understanding of what constitutes manual handling
  • Identify the health and safety risks of poor safe handling practices
  • Understand your legal obligations under the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1999
  • Learn fundamental best practice procedures for the safe handling of heavy loads
  • Improve your habits when it comes to safe handling and discover practical manual handling solutions
  • Know how to use mechanical aids to handle loads safely and more efficiently
  • Ensure a safe working environment in which correct safety measures are followed at all times
  • Become a more proficient worker and maintain a high standard of work compliance

Course Design

The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.

You are taught through a combination of

  • Video lessons
  • Online study materials

Will I Receive a Certificate of Completion?

Upon successful completion, you will qualify for the UK and internationally-recognised certificate and you can choose to make your achievement formal by obtaining your PDF Certificate at a cost of £9 and Hardcopy Certificate for £15.

Why Study This Course

This course is ideal for managers who are required to ensure that their staff are adequately trained in all areas of health and safety in the workplace. To provide you with ease of access, this course is designed for both part-time and full-time students. You can become accredited in just 20/30 hours, with the freedom to study at your own pace.

Career Path

On successful completion, learners will receive a recognised certificate of achievement as proof of their new skills, which can be used to kickstart their career in the following professions:

  • Warehouse Operative
  • Construction Worker
  • Project Manager
  • Site Supervisor

Course Curriculum

Manual Handling
Module 1: What is Manual Handling?
Manual Handling 01:00:00
Module 2: Manual Handling Regulations
Module 3: Safe Handling
Module 4: Learning Safe Handling Habits
Module 5: Practical Manual Handling Solutions
Module 6: Use of Mechanical Aids

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