Manual Handling Training E-Learning

Delivery Method: Online E-Learning
Duration: 2 hours
Assessment: Online Assessment
Certification: CPD Accredited
Valid for: 1 year


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This Manual Handling Training Course trains you how to work in compliance with UK health and safety legislation; from ensuring correct control measures in place to handling techniques and how to undergo a risk assessment. This Manual Handling Course particularly appropriate for warehouse and factory staff, manual labourers, delivery drivers, construction workers and farmhands.
Manual handling is said to be the main cause of work-related musculoskeletal disorders in the workplace, accounting for over a third of workplace accidents. The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 (as amended in 2002) requires that all employers train their staff on how to handle manuals correctly and safely, to prevent any risks 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 managers and supervisors to provide their employees with health and safety training. This Manual Handling Online Course will give you the fundamental knowledge you need to look after your staff and help maintain an injury-free workplace. Enrol today and get instant results.
Who Should Take The Manual Handling Training Course:
This informative Manual Handling Training Course is perfect for anyone who works in an environment where manual work is common, such as:
  • Warehouse workers
  • Factory workers
  • Office workers
  • Shop assistants
  • Employers of any sized workforce

Learning Outcomes
This course covers the following:

  • Understand the different forms of manual handling and risks involved.
  • Identify the most common injuries caused by manual handling.
  • Know the guidelines set out by legal regulations in MHOR.
  • Record all details needed for an accident or incident report.
  • Mitigate potential hazards in the workplace.
  • Explain the most prevalent causes of injury and the possible long-term health consequences of improper manual handling.

Course Modules

Module 01: Introduction, Legislation and Guidance
Module 02: Manual Handling Hazards and Injuries
Module 03: Manual Handling Risk Assessments
Module 04: Controlling and Reducing the Risks
Module 05: Safe Lifting Techniques

Certification Information

Duration and Assessment: The course lasts 2 hours, accounting for participant interaction and engagement. It includes assessments to ensure proficiency in the skills taught.

Certification: Participants receive a CPD at Work accredited Manual Handling Training certificate upon successful completion. This will be valid for 1 year.

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Manual Handling Training E-Learning