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Manual Handling - £15.00


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Introduction:

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

Back Injuries

And much more……

Training Outcomes:

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).

 

Accreditation:

All our courses have been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

 

Course Duration:

Main Course: Approximately 40 minutes (excluding time taken for the final exams).

Refresher Course: Approximately 25 minutes (excluding time taken for the final exams).

 

Entry Requirements:

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

 

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