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Level 2 Award in Principles of Manual Handling

This online course is aimed at all employees and provides essential knowledge and understanding of manual handling practices. The course includes a range of e-Learning interactions and a downloadable study text. Approved centres can book a multiple-choice examination which leads to an accredited qualification.

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Level 2 Award in Principles of Manual Handling

This online course is aimed at all employees and provides essential knowledge and understanding of manual handling practices. The course includes a range of e-Learning interactions and a downloadable study text. Approved centres can book a multiple-choice examination which leads to an accredited qualification.

Course overview

By the end of the course learners should be able to:

  • Outline the potential injuries and ill-health associated with incorrect manual handing
  • Outline employers’ and employees’ duties relating to manual handling at work
  • Outline the consequences for non-compliance with health and safety requirements at work
  • Explain the terms ‘hazard’ and ‘risk’ in the context of manual handling work
  • Outline the process for carrying out a manual handling risk assessment
  • Describe the principle of the risk control hierarchy when applied to manual handling
  • Describe safe movement principles associated with manual handling
  • Outline the types of equipment designed to be used for manual handling tasks
  • Outline the requirements for the testing, servicing and examination of manual handling and lifting equipment

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