Manual handling training is important for keeping your employees safe from injuries when lifting, lowering, carrying, pushing and pulling objects at work
Injuries associated with manual handling activities make up around a third of workplace injuries, of which most of these injuries are associated with sprains and strains to the back. If your staff are routinely involved in carrying out manual handling operations for a significant part of their role and your risk assessment has identified it as a risk, then our manual handling course online will provide your employees with key information and instructions on what to do to stay safe.
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About our manual handling training online course
Our tutor-led manual handling training online course will teach your employees the correct techniques for all manual handling operations. This includes pushing, pulling, lifting, carrying and the lowering of a load.
This training provides the key information required to satisfy the requirements of awareness training.
You might find after going through this training that more detailed training is required based on your specific requirements. If this is the case, please get in touch and we’ll explain what else you need to do.
All employees need to be taught good manual handling techniques as a part of carrying out their activities. Whether or not your employees lift heavy goods, you’ll need to provide them with the appropriate health and safety training that will keep them safe from any injury when lifting items.
Manual handling training online course breakdown
The manual handling training online course is tailored towards meeting key legislative requirements and the following modules are included:
- What is manual handling?
- Key requirements of the manual handling operations regulations 1992 (as amended)
- Safe handling
- Learning safe handling habits
- Practical manual handling solutions
- Use of mechanical aids
How much does our manual handling training online course cost?
The manual handling training costs £35 per person/license and can be ordered directly from here.
If you need to provide this training to multiple employees, please get in touch as we might be able to provide a discount based on the number of licenses
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