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Back injury is the main reason for absence from the workplace and one third of all reported injuries that result in three days off work are caused by manual handling accidents.
Employers are required by law to take reasonable steps to safeguard the health and safety of all employees, one of which is increasing awareness about the hazards related to manual handling, and
outlining what can be done to minimise risk.
This online Manual Handling module provides learners with the knowledge they need in order to reduce the chance of incurring an injury whilst manually handling loads in their work environment.
This online course has been approved by The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA).
On completion of this module, you will understand:
The reasons why you need to know how to move and handle objects correctly
The key pieces of legislation that relate to manual handling; the responsibilities they place on you and your employer
The basic theory of how your spine works, common injuries and how you can avoid them
The key factors to take into account before undertaking the moving or lifting of a load
Moving and Handling Objects Safely
The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
On completion of this course you will be able to download a College certificate.
Approximately 2 hours. On average this course takes 2 hours to complete. The length of time taken depends entirely on how individuals study and absorb the material. You can proceed as quickly or
slowly as you like. The Learning Management System automatically records your progress so you can pause and resume the training easily.
This is a manual handling course that is primarily applicable to anyone who may need to lift items as part of their duties, however the information is applicable to any workplace environment.
There are no specific entry requirements for this course.