Overview – Manual Handling
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.
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
- The Law
- The Spine
- 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 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, and there is no limit on how long you can take to do the course. 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.
10 to 49 users – 10% discount
50 to 99 users – 20% discount
100 to 249 users – 33% discount
250 to 499 users – 50% discount
500 to 999 users – 60% discount
1000 to 1999 users – 75% discount
2000+ users – 80% discount
To find out about discounts on mixed course purchases please phone a customer advisor on 0844 854 9218.
Discounts are calculated during the checkout process.
The most straight forward method of payment is to select the number of users you require and add the product to your shopping cart by selecting Add to Cart. You will then be able to make payment using most credit and debit cards or a Paypal account. If you would like to pay by BACs transfer or by invoice please contact a customer advisor on 0844 854 9218 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.