Safe Moving and Handling

Did you know incorrect Manual Handling is one of the most common causes of injury at work? Manual Handling carried out correctly can protect your employees from injury, giving you a happier and healthier workforce allowing for continued business productivity.

That’s why our Safe Moving and Handling courses are designed to ensure you understand the risk of incorrect Manual Handling technique, how to carry out Manual Handling safely and effectively and identify the potential workplace hazards. During our Safe Moving and Handling courses, you will be equipped with the essential skills to effectively carry out Manual Handling and spot hazards in the workplace before it’s too late.

What’s more, as a regulated qualification, you can rest assured that booking one of our courses for your employees means that you have fulfilled your legal responsibility to provide adequate training for those who perform Manual Handling tasks in their day to day role.

Our Safe Moving and Handling courses can be delivered at your place of work at a time and date that best suits you. We deliver Safe Moving and Handling courses throughout Cumbria and the UK.

What you need to know

The Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 and the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 require you to provide your employees with health and safety information and training. You should supplement this, as necessary, with more specific information and training on Manual Handling injury risks and prevention as part of the steps to reduce risk.

The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 as amended in 2002 legally oblige you to ensure your employees are trained in Manual Handling.

This regulated and nationally recognised qualification provides Learners with the opportunity to develop their understanding of the principles of safer Manual Handling.

 

Intended Audience

The Level 2 Award in Principles of Manual Handling qualification has been specifically designed for all employees to help raise their awareness of the risks associated with unsafe Manual Handling practices. It is also ideal for those who might have to carry out Manual Handling as part of their job such as handling deliveries, parcels and boxes.

 

Course Overview

Learners will develop a greater awareness of Manual Handling.

Learners will:

• 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

 

Duration 1/2 day

 

Delegates Maximum of 16

 

Location

Our Manual Handling Training can be delivered on your site or let us arrange a venue anywhere in Cumbria. As well as Cumbria we can arrange training anywhere in the UK. Get in touch to discuss your Manual Handling Training requirements.

 

Cost

£50pp + VAT

Group discount is available.

 

Course information courtesy of Qualsafe Awards

The law states that employers have a legal responsibility to provide adequate training for those who perform Manual Handling tasks in their day to day role. However, with incorrect Manual Handling causing over a third of workplace injuries, adequate training is not only a legal requirement, it is incredibly important for the safety of all staff.

 

Intended Audience

The Level 2 Award in Safe Moving and Handling is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification designed for those who work, or intend to work, in a role that involves Manual Handling. It is ideal for those working in a variety of environments including warehouses and shops.

 

Course Overview

Learners will learn the key principles of Manual Handling and how to apply these to their workplace. They will also practise a wide range of techniques, ensuring that they leave the course confident and proficient in Moving and Handling.

Learners will:

• 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

 

Duration 1 day

 

Delegates Maximum of 12

 

Location

Our Manual Handling Training can be delivered on your site or let us arrange a venue anywhere in Cumbria. As well as Cumbria we can arrange training anywhere in the UK. Get in touch to discuss your Manual Handling Training requirements.

 

Cost

£65pp + VAT

Group discount is available.

 

Course information courtesy of Qualsafe Awards

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