This course enables employees to contribute to the development of safer manual handling methods and tasks. This qualification introduces candidates to the hazards and risks involved in manual handling and outlines what to expect from a manual handling assessment. It will enable employees to develop safer manual handling techniques in the workplace.
The qualification covers the following topics:
The process of manual handling in the workplace
Manual handling injuries and the activities which cause them
Manual handling assessment and control options
Responsibilities imposed by the Manual Handling Operations Regulations