- Instructor: Florin Nistor
- Lectures: 7
- Quizzes: 1
The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 require employers to ensure that all employees are trained and competent in manual handling.
Manual handling accidents account for more than a third of all accidents reported each year to the enforcing authorities.
It is estimated that in excess of 500,000 people in Great Britain suffer from a musculoskeletal disorder (MSD) mainly affecting the upper limbs or neck that was caused, or made worse, by their current or past work.
This Manual Handling Training Course provides the necessary information and training for organisations 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.
– Was developed by health and safety professionals and accredited trainers
– Ensures compliance with UK Health and Safety legislation
– Accredited by SPTC
– Fully online course and assessment with no time limits
– Full audio voiceover
– Approximate duration: 2 hours
– On completion, unique certificate will be issued
Who should attend?
The manual handling course is aimed at all levels of employees who may undertake manual handling operations, including the transporting of a load of items by lifting, putting down, pushing, pulling, carrying or moving thereof by hand or by bodily force.
This includes, but is not limited to, professions such as:
- Warehouse and factory staff
- Care assistants and Support Workers
- Hospital staff
- Heavy manual labourers
- Unloading and loading of vehicles
- Construction and building site workers
- Office workers
- Delivery drivers
Please read the introduction in order to understand why you are here and why this course is important
In this section you'll learn some basic info about Manual Handling and the objectives of this course
In this section you will learn everything about Manual Handling in order to be safe and keep others safe
Lecture 3.1Lesson 1 – Legislation. Some important info about the law related to Manual Handling – Please play in full screen mode
Lecture 3.2Lesson 2 – Protecting your back – Please play in full screen mode
Lecture 3.3Lesson 3 – Manual Handling Do’s and Don’Ts – Please play in full screen mode
Lecture 3.4Lesson 4 – Risk Assessments, the first step before any Manual Handling – Please play in full screen mode
Lecture 3.5Lesson 5 – Manual handling techniques – Please play in full screen mode
Finishing Ideas and Quiz
Some finishing ideas and your test (Quiz)