Correct manual handling techniques can make a huge difference.
We are all exposed at times to some form of manual handling such as lifting, carrying, pulling and pushing actions that can be compounded by simultaneous movements such as climbing or pivoting. personal injuries resulting from incorrect manual handling in the workplace accounts for over one million working days lost per year, as well as the pain and suffering experienced by the casualties.
The risks arising from manual handling have been recognised by the Health and Safety Executive for many years, as evidenced in their regulations and advisory activities promoting good practice. The Regulations require employers to provide their employees with health and safety information and training supplemented, as necessary, with more specific information and training on manual handling injury risks and prevention.
The Manual Handling training we deliver provides an ideal approach to safer and more effective manual handling – not only meeting Health and Safety Executive recommendations, but also promoting good and safe practices in any situation.
For more details about this courses including the subject areas that are covered click on our course overviews below:
Principles of Manual Handling Level 2 (RQF) 3 Hour Course
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Safe Moving and Handling Level 2 (RQF) 6 Hour Course
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Assessment & Certification
Assessment during these Manual Handling courses are on-going by the instructor, followed at the end with a multiple choice question paper. Upon successful completion, attendees will be awarded a nationally recognised Ofqual regulated certificate. These Manual handling qualifications do not expire, but refresher training and keeping up to date with changes to policies and procedures is vital to keep the qualifications current.
A maximum of 16 attendees can be accommodated on these courses and all delegates must be a minimum of 16 years of age to qualify.
Booking a course
We can arrange to deliver any of our Manual Handling courses onsite in your setting to groups or at our Halifax or Bradford training venue. We can run a single course with a maximum of 16 delegates for this particular course with one of our trainers. Bespoke training packages can be provided and we can offer discounts on block bookings. If you would like to talk further about the training we offer, don’t hesitate to contact us on (01422) 750024 or alternatively email us your requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org
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