Courses for learners aged 19 and over

Manual Handling Awareness

Course Code Start Date End Date Wks Day Time Venue Fees
24yrs +
16PSCD1009/1B 18/05/2017 18/05/2017 1 Th 13:30 - 16:30 Macclesfield College £50.00 Fee Code: N £50.00Fee Code: N
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Course Information

The law requires all employed/self-employed staff to have adequate Manual Handling training. This course will cover all aspects of manual handling - any activities requiring the use of force exerted by a person to lift, lower, push, pull, carry a load.

Who is it for?
All Employees

To gain an understanding of how to risk assess a manual handling task.
Refresh lifting techniques regardless of the item and location.
To understand the Health and Safety role with respect to Manual Handling legislation and how it impacts on you.

Entry Requirements

• Manual Handling risk factors and how injuries can occur
• How to carry out safe manual handling techniques
• Appropriate systems of work for the individuals task and enviroments
• Practical manual handling activitywork to allow the trainer to identify and put right incorrect technique
• Manual handling assessment and legislation

Continuous assessment throughout the course by approved Trainer/Assessor.

Awarding Body
Attendance certificate

Additional Information
Course benefits:
• Greater number of employees aware of manual handling techniques within the workplace
• Decrease the chances of back related illnesses within the workplace
• Decrease number of sick days lost to back injuries
• Decreasing the chances of employees insurance claims if all staff members are adequaltely trained.

Please note that non-attendance of this course will result in a loss of your course fee. We plan to run all courses, however the final decision to run a course depends on numbers. Please see our refund policy for more information.

Course information code: 0813