Delegates are introduced to the hazards and risks associated with manual handling, the controls available, and what to expect from a manual handling risk assessment. The course highlights manual handling issues and prepares delegates to look carefully at their own work activities and contribute to the development of safer methods and tasks, in co-operation with their managers and supervisors. The course includes an introduction to the lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling activities. This course can be tailored to include client specific issues.
For an Ofqual accredited course see: CIEH Level 2 Award in Manual Handling – Principles and Practice
The course is intended for any persons undertaking manual handling activities at work.
An Ouch attendance certificate will be issued to delegates who complete the course.
3.5 hours (1/2 day). This course can be run in-house for up to 12 delegates
Ofqual accredited: No
An estimated 1.6 million working days were lost due to handling injuries in 2012/13.