Manual handling in the workplace

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Mckeown Sean
Last Update January 9, 2023
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About This Course

Manual handling is an activity or a sequence of activities that requires a person to use their physical body to perform work. Your employer is required to avoid manual handling operations and where this is not possible, reduce the risk of injury so far as is reasonably practicable. You also have a responsibility to take reasonable care of your own health and safety. Complete the following training course to help you lift and move loads safely.

Our Manual Handling Training covers all the basics you need to know about manually handling operations. This manual handling training will teach you all you need to know about safe manual handling. It includes all information regarding lifting techniques and explains the importance of safe manual handling. Correct manual handling is important for everyday health and for reducing risks of injuries in the workplace.

As an employer, it is your responsibility to protect your employees from the risk of injury associated with manual handling. It is a legal requirement of the workplace to provide their employees with knowledge related to lifting, lowering, pulling or pushing any heavy equipment, with our manual handling training, reduce your compliance risks. To deal with such manual handling associated risks ensure that you and your employee are aware of any hazardous manual handling.

Our manual handling training will not take you too long to complete. This 30-minute course will provide you with an in-depth knowledge of all the injurious risks you can face with manual handling. It will provide you knowledge with of all the lifting techniques. This information will equip you with practical workplace-related skills. Our manual handling training is delivered by a professional instructor. The best part about our manual handling training is you get to learn at your own pace and our flexible study options will suit your needs. To make it more convenient this course is completely online so you can learn from the comfort of your own space. Above all, this course is completely free of cost, so you can make the best out of this e-learning opportunity.

Once you have finished all the modules of our manual handling training, a short test will be taken at the end of the course. All our courses are certified and certifications are provided after the course completion.



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Course Overview

This course provides the necessary information and training for organizations to understand more about the risks associated with manual handling, how to undergo a risk assessment and how to ensure appropriate control measures are put in place. It also helps employers ensure that they and their employees are sufficiently trained in the principles and practices of safe manual handling. Complete the following training course to help you lift and move loads safely. Content of the Session Includes: Types of injury TILE How to Lift? Team Lifting Seated Lifting Mechanical lifting Aids Eliminating and controlling the risk Responsibilities of Employee Joint Effort Test. Assessment Theory Exam- 10 Questions (MCQS Based) Duration 30 Minutes Prerequisites None Delivery Method Online Delivery Certification This course is certificated by High Field Qualifications.
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