Correct manual handling techniques can make a huge difference
We are all exposed at times to some form of manual handling such as lifting, carrying, pulling and pushing actions that can be compounded by simultaneous movements such as climbing or pivoting. personal injuries resulting from incorrect manual handling in the workplace accounts for over one million working days lost per year, as well as the pain and suffering experienced by the casualties.
The risks arising from manual handling have been recognised by the Health and Safety Executive for many years, as evidenced in their regulations and advisory activities promoting good practice. The Regulations require employers to provide their employees with health and safety information and training supplemented, as necessary, with more specific information and training on manual handling injury risks and prevention.
The Manual Handling training we deliver provides an ideal approach to safer and more effective manual handling – not only meeting Health and Safety Executive recommendations, but also promoting good and safe practices in any situation.
For more details about this courses including the subject areas that are covered click on our course overviews below:
Principles of Manual Handling Level 2 (RQF) 3 Hour Course
Safe Moving and Handling Level 2 (RQF) 6 Hour Course
Assessment & Certification
Assessment during these Manual Handling courses are on-going by the instructor, followed at the end with a multiple choice question paper. Upon successful completion, attendees will be awarded a nationally recognised Ofqual regulated certificate. These Manual handling qualifications do not expire, but refresher training and keeping up to date with changes to policies and procedures is vital to keep the qualifications current.
A maximum of 16 attendees can be accommodated on these courses and all delegates must be a minimum of 16 years of age to qualify.
Booking a course
We can arrange to deliver any of our Health and Safety courses onsite in your setting to groups. Courses delivered in your setting can be delivered during business hours or on evenings and weekends to suit your needs. We pride ourselves on our flexible approach in meeting our client’s needs. We can run a single course with a maximum of 16 delegates for this particular course with one of our trainers. Bespoke training packages can be provided and we can offer discounts on block bookings..
If you would like to talk further about the training we offer, don’t hesitate to contact us on (01274) 752777 or email us on firstname.lastname@example.org
GEM Online Training Courses
We also offer a variety of online training courses covering many areas including Food Safety/Hygiene, Health and Safety, Fire Safety, Manual Handling, Safeguarding and many other courses supporting working industries within Healthcare, Adult & Childcare settings and Business settings. The majority of our online training courses are RoSPA, IATP, CPD, IIRSM, IFE, Laser, ILM & ETA approved course.
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