Manual Handling Risk Assessment
The Manual Handling Risk Assessment course is aimed at those responsible for performing a manual handling risk assessment. The course is based upon the principles of safe moving and handling of loads known as the 'kinetic' approach to manual handling.
Delegates will undertake a number of practical manual handling risk assessments throughout the session. As this manual handling training course is very interactive, it is advised that delegates are reasonably fit and able to take part in the majority of practical manual handling activities, and wear clothes best to suit the occasions.
What Does the Course Cover?
The syllabus of the Manual Handling Risk Assessment course comprises the following:
- How to risk assess manual handling (risk assessment)
- Health and Safety Legislation - the Health and Safety at Work Act and Manual Handling Operations Regulations
- Avoiding unnecessary lifting and implementing safety controls and procedures to avoid injury
- Practical demonstration and exercises of safe lifting techniques
Our health and safety trainers are qualified and experienced health and safety professionals with an appropriate background in this topic and in delivering engaging health and safety training.
All consultants hold professional membership of the chartered Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH).
This course is primarily delivered in-house at your premises. The course content can be tailored to your specific requirements, taking into account the specific dangers and working practices of your particular company and industry. It can also be combined with one or more other courses to create a truly bespoke training programme for your employees.
For more information please call 0844 800 3295 or send us an online contact form with a description of your training requirements.
Frequently Asked Questions
The Manual Handling Instructor course is delivered over one day.
Each delegate on the Manual Handling Risk Assessment course will be issued with a workbook to assist them both during and after the course. This workbook will contain information, guidance and forms to assist manual handling risk assessors.
The course is designed to be interactive, allowing delegates the opportunity to develop their skills with the support of the course tutor.
Delegates will be awarded a certificate of attendance upon successful completion of the course.
Our Manual Handling Risk Assessment course is not currently scheduled as an open course, and is currently only available as an in-house course where we come to your premises and deliver the training for a number of your employees.
For more information, and to discuss your training requirements further, please call us on 0844 800 3295 or send us an online contact form.