arrow Back to our courses

Manual Handling Training

CPD & IIRSM Approved

Manual handling, or to be accurate, incorrect manual handling, is one of the most common causes of injury at work. To try and combat manual handling problems, the Manual Handling Operations Regulations were introduced.

The Regulations lay out duties for both employees and employers. They give a general requirement that employees must be trained to manually handle correctly including the use of any equipment their employer provides to handle loads safely.

Course Description

This course outlines exactly what constitutes manual handling and covers the regulations and legislation that apply to manual handling tasks. It then goes on to cover 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.

Please note that this is an awareness course only, if your duties include manual handling you will also need further practical training, you can get in touch with us to arrange this.

Training your employees with our online system will go a long way to giving them greater awareness of the dangers that poor manual handling poses, as well as covering safe handling techniques, practical solutions to manual handling issues and the use of mechanical aids.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • 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.

Target Audience

This Manual Handling is aimed at any employee required to use manual handling within their job regardless of work environment.

Please note that this is an awareness course only, if your duties include manual handling, you will also need further practical training, you can get in touch with us to arrange this.

Advantages

Training your employees with our online system will go a long way to giving them greater awareness of the dangers that poor manual handling poses, as well as covering safe handling techniques, practical solutions to manual handling issues and the use of mechanical aids. The Manual Handling E-Learning course is approved by leading industry bodies IRSM and CPD Online training is flexible, efficient and cost-effective meaning the candidate can progress through the modules at their own pace and in their own time to fit the training in around their work and personal life.

Further Progression & Related Courses

Other courses that would be useful for candidates taking this course include:

Course Module Number Module Name Pass % Required
Manual Handling 1 What is Manual Handling? 75
Manual Handling 2 Manual Handling Regulations 75
Manual Handling 3 Safe Handling 75
Manual Handling 4 Learning Safe Handling Habits 75
Manual Handling 5 Practical Manual Handling Solutions 75
Manual Handling 6 Use of Mechanical Aids 75
Manual Handling 7 Final Test 70

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).

Our Approved Training Partners

We are proud supporters of the RNLI-Lifeboats, saving lives together.

Please see our Certificates for a full list of our approved accredited governing bodies.

img