Moving and Handling Loads (Manual Handling)

This course provides an effective means of ensuring that employees are aware of their responsibilities and have understood the principles of the safe moving and lifting of loads.

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    Moving and Handling Loads (Manual Handling) Overview:

    The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and subsequent Regulations require that employees are provided with information and training and this general requirement should be supplemented with specific training and information on manual handling.

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    The course is delivered over 3 hours

    Our group training is offered for 3-12 attendees per trainer

    What is covered:

    This half day course provides an effective means of ensuring that employees are aware of their responsibilities and have understood the principles of the safe moving and lifting of loads.

    It is an ideal induction or refresher course.

    Who is the course for?

    The Regulations apply to nearly all work activities from offices to care homes and factories. There will be different risks associated with different sectors our Moving and Handling loads awareness course offers learning outcomes which are suitable for all.

    What will you achieve?

    • Understand the reasons for safe manual handling
    • Understand how manual handling risk assessments contribute to improving health and safety
    • Understand the principles, types of equipment and testing requirements associated with manual handling safety
    • Be able to apply safe manual handling principles

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