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Online Manual Handling Training Course

Also Referred to as Moving and handling training.

Online Manual Handling Training
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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.

  • Ensures compliance with the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992
  • Developed by Health & Safety Professionals with over 30 Years’ Experience
  • CPD and RoSPA Accredited Course
  • High Quality Training Experience
  • Fully Online Course, Instant Access
  • High Quality Certificate posted the next working day

Who Should Take This Manual Handling Training Course?

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
  • Heavy manual labourers
  • Unloading and loading of vehicles
  • Construction and building site workers
  • Office workers
  • Delivery drivers
  • Farmhands

Do You Comply With The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992?

The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 require employers to ensure that all employees are trained and competent in manual handling. It is the employer’s duty to avoid manual handling as far as is reasonably practicable and, if this cannot be done, the employer must take steps to reduce the risk of injury.

Section 2 of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and regulations 10 and 13 of the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 require employers to provide their employees with health and safety information and training. This should be supplemented as necessary with more specific information and training on manual handling injury risks and prevention, as part of the steps to reduce risk required by the regulations.

This Manual Handling Training Course ensures employers comply with these Regulations by providing appropriate knowledge of the risks and safety measures associated with manual handling tasks.


Certification

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On successful completion of the course a high quality, personalised certificate will be posted to you the next working day. This can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit.

All of our courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

This course is also accredited by RoSPA, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents, as providing quality and content-approved training.


Aims of the Manual Handling Training

To ensure that the risk of manual handling is minimised in your organisation, the Manual Handling Course:

  • Identifies the factors involved in the assessment and control of the risks associated with manual handling.
  • Explains how to undertake a preliminary risk assessment to assess whether manual handling can be avoided.
  • Enables the learner to identify and implement measures in order to minimise and control risk.

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Content

The course is divided into four accessible, interactive modules and also includes an assessment at the end:

  • Introduction to Manual Handling - what is manual handling, types of injury, the duties of employers and employees and the consequences of getting it wrong.
  • Risk Assessment - avoiding manual handling, assessing the risk and the HSE guidelines.
  • Detailed Risk Assessment - the task, the load, the environment and the individual capacity.
  • Risk Reduction and Control Measures - mechanical aids, changing the task and/or premises layout, personal protective equipment and good handling techniques for lifting, pushing and pulling.
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Course Structure

This course is an interactive, online format. It is fully animated with high quality graphics and a full audio voice over.


Assessment

The online assessment is taken on completion of the training material. You will be asked 15 multiple choice questions with a pass mark of 75%. The answers are marked automatically so that you’ll instantly know whether you passed. If you don't pass don't worry! You can take the test as many times as you need with no extra charge.


Duration

It takes approximately 1 hour to complete the course in full. This can be spread out over multiple sessions or completed in a single session. There is no time limit for completion.


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