CPD Manual Handling Safety at Work

Would any of your employees benefit from completing some health and safety training? Online content and assessments make it easy for your employees to study in their own homes, in their own time. This course will enable your employees to understand more about manual handling safety at work, including the reasons for safe manual handling, how manual handling risk assessments contribute to health and safety and how to apply safe manual handling principles.


Section 1: The reasons for safe manual handling

In this section, your employees will learn about ill health associated with incorrect manual handling, the employers’ and employees’ duties and the possible consequences of non-compliance with health and safety requirements.

Section 2: How manual handling risk assessments contribute to health and safety

This section will show your employees the hazards and risks in manual handling work, the process of manual handling risk assessments and the principles of the risk control hierarchy for manual handling.

Section 3: Principles, equipment and testing requirements for manual handling safety

In this section your employees 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 examination of manual handling and lifting equipment.

Section 4: Applying safe manual handling principles

This section will demonstrate efficient and safe manual handling principles, including moving a load manually, good handling techniques and using manual handling aids and equipment.

The benefits of this course include:

  • Employees can progress on to further health and safety training
  • Online content and assessments mean employees can learn from their own home, in their own time
  • Employees get access to award-winning learning and assessment materials.
  • Key Information

    Course Length 4 hours
    Awarding Body CPD
    Course Level Level CPD
    Learning Method Online