IIRSM and CPD Approved

The Course 

Manual handling, or to be accurate, incorrect manual handling, is one of the most common causes of injury at work.

This course outlines exactly what constitutes manual handling and covers the regulations and legislation that apply to manual handling tasks. It covers safe handling techniques and how to develop good habits in relation to manual handling. It finishes off by introducing some practical solutions and the use of mechanical aids.

Training your employees with our online course will give them greater awareness of the dangers that poor manual handling poses.

Recommended System Requirements

  • Browser: Up to date web browser

  • Video: Up to date video drivers

  • Memory: 1Gb+ RAM

  • Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)

 

Duration: 75 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions).

Learning Objectives

  • Define Manual Handling and state the correct technique and application of effective Manual Handling.

  • Understand the relevant legislation and comply with the regulations.

  • Recognise safe handling techniques and be able to develop good habits.

  • Evaluate every manual situation you encounter, recognising risks and when to use mechanical aids.

  • Understand the consequences on the body of incorrect handling and the dangers associated.

  • State the professionals most at risk from incorrect handling techniques.