Manual Handling

From£15 + VAT
Manual Handling

Poor Manual Handling is the most common cause of occupational ill health.

Ensuring that your employees are competent in manual handling techniques will help you minimise the financial loss that workplace accidents or injuries can cause.

This course provides a quick and easy way of teaching employees at all levels about the correct lifting techniques and the maximum weight recommendations.

Taking just 20 minutes to complete, this course is ideal for providing employees with guidance on ways to minimise strain when lifting and carrying in order to eliminate injuries.

Topics covered

  • What is manual handling?
  • Common injuries
  • Body mechanics
  • Lever effect
  • Guidelines for lifting
  • How to lift and carry
  • Preventing injury
  • Assessing the risk – “LITE”
  • Eliminating or reducing the risk

At the end of the course there is a short multiple choice test. Reaching the pass mark allows the learner to download/print a personalised certificate of completion.
Buying this course will give learners unlimited access to the learning materials for 3 months.