Manual Handling Operations Regulations were introduced to to try and combat Manual Handling problems. It is one of the most common causes of workplace injury. The Regulations lay out duties for both employees and employers and give general requirements that employees must be trained to manually handle correctly to avoid injury.
Who the course is aimed at:
This course is primarily aimed at anyone who may need to lift items as part of their duties, however the information is applicable to any workplace environment.
What does the course cover:
Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992
Basic Principles of Moving and Handling Operations
Understanding the Spine
And much more……
Understand the reasons why you need to know how to move and handle objects correctly
Know the key pieces of legislation that relate to manual handling
Understand the responsibilities of employees and employers
Know the basic theory of how the spine works, common injuries and how to avoid them
Free Risk Assessment Forms.
Test and Certification:
At the end of the course you will be given a test of 20 multiple choice questions. The required pass rate is 85%.
You will be able to download and print (if required) a digital certificate on completion of the course.
Main course certificates last 3 years. (Refresher courses are available and recommended every 12 months).
All our courses have been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
Main Course: Approximately 40 minutes (excluding time taken for the final exams).
Refresher Course: Approximately 25 minutes (excluding time taken for the final exams).
There are no specific entry requirements for this course.