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Manual Handling

Who is this course Aimed at?

Our Manual handling course meets the needs of anyone whose work involves lifting or carrying loads. The course translates across all working sectors and all age groups and forms part of the employers Health & Safety statutory requirement.

The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 apply to a wide range of manual handling activities, including lifting, lowering, pushing, pulling or carrying. The load may be either inanimate – such as a box or a trolley, or animate - a person or an animal. This guidance gives useful practical advice for employers, managers, safety representatives and individual employees on how to reduce the risk of injury from manual handling.

What will I gain from taking this course?

Attendees should complete the service with an understanding of the regulations as well as practical knowledge of lifting and moving. They will be able to identify potential hazards and risks and determine the safest method of manual handling without injury.

Managers and supervisors will be able to assess whether their work force are using current safe working manual handling techniques.

What will I learn on this course?

  • Introduction to manual handling
  • Lifting and carrying safely
  • Techniques to avoid injury and strain
  • Manual Handling risk assessments
  • How risk assessments apply to you
  • Lifting and carrying in special situations
  • How to recognise and avoid potential problems
  • Responsibilities of employers and employees.

For more information on the safety training course please call us on 01282 615 517.

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What tests will I undertake?
Lecture & theory assessment.

What will I need to bring on this course?

Do I need any previous experience?

Will I receive a certificate?
Yes, A certificate of training in safe manual handling. This will last for 3 years.

How long does the course last?
½ Day (4 hours) We can pair this course with another ½ day course like Ladders & Steps, Abrasive Wheels, Harnesses & Lanyards or Work at Heights.

How many delegates can be trained in 1 session?
Maximum of 12 delegates

Where can Browns Ladders carry out the Training?
We can provide training either at our approved training centre or at your location to suit your needs. We guarantee your operatives will receive the highest level of training.

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