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Manual Handling at Work Course Outline

The Manual Handling at Work course ensures that delegates are able to understand the fundamental risks and issues related to handling heavy objects. Manual Handling can involve lifting, pulling, loading, pushing, and carrying heavy loads and completing any of these actions incorrectly can increase the possibility of causing injuries.

Manual Handling and Safe Lifting

  • Manual Handling
  • What is Manual Handling?
  • Basic Rules of Good Lifting
  • Techniques of Safe Lifting
  • Pushing or Pulling Loads

Risks Involved in Manual Handling

  • Hazard and Risk
  • Risk Factors of Manual Handling
  • Risk Awareness at Work
  • Common Workplace Injuries
  • How Can Risks Be Reduced?

Legal Requirements and Responsibilities

  • Health and Safety at Work Act
  • Manual Handling Operations Regulations
  • General Duties of Employers and Employees

Assessment of Activities Involved in Manual Handling

  • Risk Assessments
  • Steps of a Risk Assessment
  • Manual Handling Risk Assessment
  • How to Complete a MAC Assessment
  • ART Assessments
  • R.I.D.D.O.R
  • What Should Be Reported?
  • Types of Reportable Injury

Mechanical Supports Used in Manual Handling

  • Mechanical Supports in Manual Handling
  • Types of Mechanical Supports
  • Choosing the Right Mechanical Supports
  • Mechanical Lifting Hazards
  • Mechanical Lifting

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Who should attend this Health and Safety Training Course?

This course is aimed at those who have a responsibility to their staff to ensure that health and safety measures are met. For example, Managers, Supervisors, and Safety Advisors. However, this course is open to any individual who would like to attend.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Manual Handling at Work Course Overview

The Manual Handling at Work course ensures that delegates are able to understand the fundamental risks and issues related to handling heavy objects. Manual Handling can involve lifting, pulling, loading, pushing, and carrying heavy loads and completing any of these actions incorrectly can increase the possibility of causing injuries.

By attending this one day course, candidates will have gained an understanding of the safety and precautionary procedures that should be used in order to avoid injury and other health-related effects. Legal requirements and responsibilities, mechanical supports, and risk calculation are also topics of interest that are taught to further boost the delegate’s understanding of the steps that should be taken to minimise risk.

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What's included in this Health and Safety Training Course?

  • Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises
  • Manual
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Refreshments

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Ways to take this course

Our easy to use Virtual platform allows you to sit the course from home with a live instructor. You will follow the same schedule as the classroom course, and will be able to interact with the trainer and other delegates.

Our fully interactive online training platform is compatible across all devices and can be accessed from anywhere, at any time. All our online courses come with a standard 90 days access that can be extended upon request. Our expert trainers are constantly on hand to help you with any questions which may arise.

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Frequently asked questions

FAQ's

Manual Handling is the process of moving, lifting, carrying, pushing, or pulling a heavy load using bodily force - if completed with the incorrect technique or consideration, manual handling tasks can result in substantial injuries.
Lifting heavy objects on your own can cause serious injury. Before lifting heavy objects, make sure to follow these steps: Reduce the amount of twisting, stooping and reaching, Avoid lifting from floor level, Avoid shoulder height, Keep your back straight, Consider how you can minimise carrying distances.
All of our trainers have many years of experience and are there to support you through the course.
Yes, this Manual Handling training will help them to understand how to work safely, how to lift heavy objects and avoid injuries, which will be beneficial for both employees and the organisation.
The techniques depend upon the object size shape and weight. It is much easier to lift the square shape object rather than a circle one.
This course is aimed at those who have a responsibility to their staff to ensure that health and safety measures are met. For example, Managers, Supervisors, and Safety Advisors. However, this course is open to any individual who would like to attend.
The price for Manual Handling at Work certification in Canada starts from CAD1695
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider in the world for Manual Handling at Work.

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Complete Health and Safety at Workplace Package

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Included courses:

First Aid at WorkCAD2695

NEBOSH Award in Health and Safety at WorkCAD3995

Manual Handling at WorkCAD2695

Total without package:  CAD9385

Package price:  CAD5595 (Save CAD3790)

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