Manual Handling

Approved by: IIRSM & CPD

£35.00 + VAT

Manual handling, or to be accurate, incorrect manual handling, is one of the most common causes
of injury at work. To try and combat manual handling problems, the Manual Handling Operations
Regulations were introduced.

The Regulations lay out duties for both employees and employers. They give a general
requirement that employees must be trained to manually handle correctly including the use of
any equipment their employer provides to handle loads safely.

This course outlines exactly what constitutes manual handling and covers the regulations and
legislation that apply to manual handling tasks. It then goes on to cover safe handling techniques
and how to develop good habits in relation to manual handling. It finishes off by introducing some
practical solutions and the use of mechanical aids.

Please note that this is an awareness course only, if your duties include manual handling you will
also need further practical training, you can get in touch with us to arrange this.

Training your employees with our online system will go a long way to giving them greater
awareness of the dangers that poor manual handling poses, as well as covering safe handling
techniques, practical solutions to manual handling issues and the use of mechanical aids.

Module NumberModule NamePass % Required
1What is Manual Handling?75
2Manual Handling Regulations75
3Safe Handling75
4Learning Safe Handling Habits75
5Practical Manual Handling Solutions75
6Use of Mechanical Aids75

Recommended System Requirements

• Browser: Up to date web browser
• Video: Up to date video drivers
• Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
• Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)

Duration: 75 minutes

(Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off.
It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions)
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