Manual Handling Safety at Work (CPD)
Interested in completing one of our health and safety courses? This short, auto-marked programme will give you the knowledge you need to understand the risks associated with manual handling and how to deal with these risks. This official CPD course is perfect for an introduction to a subject or a subject refresher.
Units covered in this programme include:
– The reasons for safe manual handling: This section covers the injuries and ill health associated with incorrect manual handling, the employers and employees duties and the consequences for non-compliance with health and safety requirements at work.
– How manual handling risk assessments contribute to health and safety: You will develop your understanding of the hazards and risks in manual handling work, the process for carrying out a manual handling risk assessment and the principles of the risk control hierarchy for manual handling.
– Principles, equipment and testing requirements for manual handling safety: In this section, you will cover the principles of safe movement for manual handling, the types of equipment used for manual handling tasks and the requirements for testing, servicing and examining manual handling and lifting equipment.
– Applying safe manual handling principles: This section covers efficient and safe manual handling principles, including moving a load manually on your own, using manual handling aids and equipment, and undertaking a manual handling task as part of a team.
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Cost : Total Fee £30
This course will be automatically assessed online and you will receive an e-certificate upon completion.
Upon completion of this course, you may wish to study the following courses: Certificate in Principles of Customer Service, Certificate in Understanding Retail Operations, Understanding the Safe Handling of Medication.
Facilities and resources
You will need access to the internet.
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