The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 require employers to ensure all employees are trained in manual handling and can carry it out safely. With more than a third of accidents in the UK being attributed to poor manual handling, it is essential that workers are appropriately trained and are aware of the dangers before carrying out tasks that require any lifting, pulling, pushing, carrying etc.
Our manual handling course provides all the information needed in order for your organisation to be compliant with regulations and workers to be at less risk of injury. This course explores the risk of injury associated with manual handling, how to undergo a risk assessment, and how to put appropriate safety measures in place.
Manual Handling Course Structure and Content
The aim of the training course is to reduce the risk of injuries during the working day when moving and handling objects, including training on:
- Manual handling techniques and tasks
- Manual handling related back injuries
- Preventing injury when manual handling
- Lifting techniques
- Final test
Who Is The Manual Handling Training Course For?
Our manual handling course is designed for employees of all levels who are likely to undertake manual handling operations. This includes the transportation of items by lifting, carrying, putting down, pushing, pulling, carrying or moving by hand or by force. Manual handling training is crucial for workers in numerous sectors, including:
- Factory workers
- Warehouse workers
- Heavy manual labourers
- Vehicle loading and unloading
- Construction workers
- Building site workers
- Office workers
It’s the perfect training course for beginners or those that may need a refresher.