Manual Handling of Objects – Level 2

What topics are covered by the course?

This manual handling of objects e-learning course covers the following:

An introduction to the key principles of moving and handling
An overview of why ergonomic moving and handling is important
What the law says about moving and handling
The actions that organisations should take to promote a safer workforce (organisational responsibilities)
Individual responsibilities with respect to moving and handling (individual responsibilities)
Definition of manual handling
Why we need to understand how our spine and back work
An awareness of the most common moving and handling injuries
How healthcare workers can promote healthy back care
Recommended ergonomic approaches to risk assessments (LITE/TILE)
Other moving and handling risk factors
The principles of safer moving and handling of people
Actions to take following a moving and handling risk assessment:
The Health and Safety Executive’s (HSE) ‘Numerical Guidelines for Lifting and Lowering Loads’
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) guidelines for handling whilst seated
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) pushing and pulling guidelines
Key things to remember when team handling
Moving and handling information sources (online manual handling learning resources)

Who should attend?

This comprehensive e-learning course was developed for people whose job roles involves the manual handling of objects. Moving and handling is a key part of the working day for most employees; from moving equipment, laundry, catering, supplies or waste to assisting residents in moving. Poor moving and handling practice can lead to: back pain and musculoskeletal disorders, which can lead to inability to work.

What will I be able to do on completion?

At the end of this manual handling of objects e-learning course, learners will be required to complete an online assessment.

How will I be assessed?

On successful completion of the knowledge test (80% pass mark), learners will be able to download a CPD certificate.

Manual Handling of Objects – Level 2 – Online CPD Accredited Training Course for all Sectors – Health & Safety Executive (HSE) Aligned Course

The content of this online manual handling of objects training course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted CPD Guidelines.

Guide Price: 19.99

Delivery: Online
Category: Manual Handling »
Duration: 3 hours
Qualification: Level 2 Qualification

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