CPD Manual Handling Safety at Work
Manual handling is the transportation or support of a load either by hand or by bodily force, including lifting, putting down, pulling, pushing, moving or carrying loads. All employers must protect their employees from any risk of injury from any hazardous manual handling in the workplace, meaning manual handling training courses are vital.
Our online CPD manual handling safety at work course is designed to provide an understanding and awareness of the risks associated with manual handling and how to recognise and reduce the risks to prevent injury or ill health.
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- Receive a digital e-certificate upon completion
- Nationally recognised
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Section 1: The reasons for safe manual handling
Learn about the injuries and ill health associated with incorrect manual handling, the employers’ and employees’ duties and the consequences for non-compliance with health and safety requirements at work.
Section 2: How manual handling risk assessments contribute to health and safety
Develop an understanding of the hazards and risks in manual handling work, the process for carrying out a manual handling risk assessment and the principles of the risk control hierarchy for manual handling.
Section 3: Principles, equipment and testing requirements for manual handling safety
Cover the principles of safe movement for manual handling, the types of equipment used for manual handling tasks and the requirements for testing, servicing and examining manual handling and lifting equipment.
Section 4: Applying safe manual handling principles
Learn efficient and safe manual handling principles, including moving a load manually on your own, using manual handling aids and equipment, and undertaking a manual handling task as part of a team.
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