Duration 3 Hours | £35.00 per delegate
Approximately 27 million working days were lost due to work-related illness or workplace injury during 2012.
Some of these are injuries and illnesses that can be easily avoided had correct practice been more prevalent in those particular workplaces.
This short course will give you the knowledge you need to understand those risks and how to control and act upon any likely hazards.
A great addition to your CV to show your commitment to health and safety at work, this is also beneficial for general knowledge.
This course will give you the knowledge to understand the reasons for safe manual handling, the principles of safe movement, equipment and testing requirements and how to apply safe manual handling principles.
The course is split into several engaging and manageable sections.
Section 1: The reasons for safe manual handling
This section will cover any ill health associated with incorrect manual handling, the employers' and employees' duties and the possible consequences for non-compliance with health and safety requirements and regulations.
Section 2: How manual handling risk assessments contribute to health and safety
Learners will understand the implicit hazards and risks in manual handling work, the process of manual handling risk assessments and the key principles of the risk control hierarchy for manual handling.
Section 3: Principles, equipment and testing requirements for manual handling safety
In this section, the learner will understand the principles of safe movement for manual handling, identify the types of equipment for manual handling tasks and learn the requirements for testing, servicing and examining of manual handling and lifting equipment.
Section 4: Applying safe manual handling principles
This section will demonstrate efficient and safe manual handling principles, which covers moving a load manually on your own, good handling techniques and using manual handling aids and equipment.
This course is suitable for anyone wanting to understand the principles of safe manual handling to carry out efficient and safe manual handling principles in the workplace.