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Manual Handling Course Online

Our Online Manual Handling Course enables attendees to understand how to safely move objects using the Manual Handling Hierarchy.
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About Manual Handling Course Online

What is manual handling? What is the manual handling hierarchy? What injuries can be caused by incorrect manual handling techniques? What are mechanical lifting aids? Our Online Manual Handling Course will help you answer the questions above and many more. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) estimates 6.6 million working days were lost in the UK between 2017 and 2018 related to MSD’s. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) also estimates that 469,000 UK workers between 2017 and 2018 had Musculoskeletal disorders. 186,000 back injuries, 197,000 upper limb and neck injuries, and 86,000 lower limb injuries.
Through our Online Manual Handling Course, you will gain an understanding of what manual handling is and what equipment can be used. You will learn the different legislation and regulations put into force. You will learn what injuries can occur when using incorrect manual handling strategies. You will learn the employer’s and employees’ responsibilities around manual handling. You will be able to understand what the acronym FLUENCY means.

What does this course cover?

  • The definition of manual handling.
  • Recognise the legislation and regulations in place.
  • Understand what injuries can occur.
  • Understand what the employers and employees’ responsibilities are.
  • Gain knowledge on who is at a higher risk of injury while completing manual handling techniques.
  • Explore the manual handling hierarchy.

Who is our Manual Handling Course Online for?

Our Manual Handling course is for anyone who is working in a setting that involves them needing to manually handle an object. Whatever care or non-care setting our Manual Handling course will give you an understanding, skills, and confidence in how to prevent injuries relating to poor techniques.

What will you achieve?

  • Discuss what manual handling is.
  • Discuss the manual handling hierarchy.
  • Recognise the legislation and regulations in force.
  • Be able to demonstrate correct manual handling techniques.
  • Discuss what individuals are at high risk of injuries while manual handling.
  • Discuss what injuries may occur if incorrect manual handling techniques are used.

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I can say with all truth that this service is class A1. We have used there Breakaway Restraint/conflict management & also E-learning courses services for many years now & everything has been delivered professionally and extremely clearly with no problems.
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I have been on several training courses run by this company over the last. Each time the trainer have been really good at making the course contact interesting and interactive. This certainly helps me to remember everything. Would recommend them.
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I absolutely love attending training with Able Training. The courses are professionally prepared and delivered and the trainers are of a very high standard and are very engaging and knowledgeable. Awesome!
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Fantastic training , I have participated in a number of courses over the last 12 months , each course has been very interesting and helpful to my role as a foster Carer , the information is presented in a interesting way and gets each point across effectively, I would highly recommend them ! I am looking forward to more in the near future .
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Great 'Restraint training' course at Earlham Primary School in North London. Very professional and would highly recommend to other schools. Friendly, to the point, and tailored to our requirements. Thank you.

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