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Level 2 Manual Handling

Who is this course for....

This course is designed to reduce the risk of injury from manual handling, using the Manual Handling Operations (MHO) Regulations 1992 as the information source.

Duration: 1 day
Price: £550.00 per course (We do not charge VAT)
Trainer: Chris Davies
Start Date: To be Agreed

Course Brief & Learning Outcome:

This course is designed to reduce the risk of injury from manual handling, using the Manual Handling Operations (MHO) Regulations 1992 as the information source. Manual Handling is the transportation or supporting of a load bodily force, including lifting, lowering, pushing, pulling, carrying, throwing, dropping or moving. The load may be inanimate (box on a trolley) or animate (person or animal).

Course Content
• Introduction to Manual Handling
• Understand the reasons for safe manual handling
• Employer duties
• Employee duties
• Consequences of non-compliance
• Jargon clarification
• Manual handling risk assessments contributing to improving health and safety
• Demonstrate efficient and safe manual handling principles when:
a) Applying effort to, or moving a load or object manually on their own
b) Using manual handling aids and equipment
c) Undertaking a manual handling task as part of a team
• Understand the principles, types of equipment and testing requirements associated with manual handling safety
• LOLER (Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 – Amended 2002)
• PUWER (Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 – Amended 2002)
• RIDDOR (Reporting of Injuries Diseases and Dangerous Occurrence Regulations 1995)

Other Information

Suitable clothing and shoes must be worn in order to take part in practical exercises. You also must be fit enough to bend both knees and lift small weights such as reams of paper. This course will be undertaken on your premises for a maximum of 12 delegates.

To show your interest for this course please contact Lauren on lauren@derwenttraining.co.uk or call 01653 697698.

Register Your Interest...

We only book this course when we have interest from up to 5 delegates. To show your interest for this course please contact Lauren on lauren@derwenttraining.co.uk or call 01653 697698. Alternatively, you can fill in this form.