Manual Handling and Risk Assessment

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The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and offers 1 hour of CDP credit


On successful completion of this course you will be able to print your own CDP accredited certificate via your courses home page.


What is Manual Handling? Assessing the Risks; Reducing the Risks; Handling Techniques; Summary with Skill Check questions throughout, plus our interactive Missions, and self test paper.

Manual Handling is ideal for induction or refresher training for all your staff. Manual Handling comes complete with a FREE to use Risk Assessment Module for compliancy.

On completion of this course, you will be able to:

Identify the legislation that applies to moving and handling and describe the responsibilities employees and their employers have
Understand the risk assessment process
Understand the importance of good posture and exercise to back care
Explain and use the principals of safe moving and handling
Have an awareness of and be able to demonstrate some common moving and handling techniques
Have an awareness of your responsibilities for ensuring good maintenance of mechanical aids in the workplace
Know and demonstrate approved techniques for moving and handling common objects relevant to your work
Be able to safely demonstrate the use of mechanical aids available in your workplace
Manual Handling is a comprehensive online training module showing correct and incorrect moves and techniques for general day to day lifting. At the end of the course the trainee has the option to do a self risk assessment, which is provided free of charge under the same user licence.

Course duration:
Most of our courses have a seat time of approximately 45 to 60 mins; obviously the time to complete a course depends on each learner. All courses offer bookmarking in order for the trainee to take bite sized sessions if required� activate bookmarking simply exit the course and accept the bookmark on your return.