Level 2 Award in Manual Handling Risk Assessment
This qualification teaches the learner to perform their own manual handling risk assessments with confidence, helping to protect staff and the business, as well as comply with the law.
Online assessments £38.00 (not offered paper-based, prices are excluding VAT).
Level 2 Award in Manual Handling Risk Assessment qualification is aimed at those with responsibility for carrying out manual handling risk assessments in the workplace. It provides supervisors and employees with the knowledge and understanding of the manual handling risk assessment process and the skills required to undertake a suitable and sufficient risk assessment.
The qualification is important because employees have a legal responsibility to conduct manual handling risk assessments. The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 require employers to assess any hazardous manual handling tasks that cannot be avoided and reduce the risk of injury, so far as is reasonably practicable.
Level 2 Award in Manual Handling Risk Assessment qualification is regulated by the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF).
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What does it cover?
Level 2 Award in Manual Handling Risk Assessment teaches the learners the reasons for conducting manual handling risk assessments and the corresponding legislation and competencies.
The qualification covers the basic principles of anatomy and physiology and outlines the common injuries that result from manual handling operations. Also covered are vulnerable groups, factors in a manual handling risk assessment and ways to identify and evaluate existing control measures.
How does it work?
Approved Centres are provided with the learning materials and subsequently deliver the learning (recommended six hour depending on the learner). Candidates complete an online risk assessment task. Tasks are marked by independent examiners. Results are issued within 20 working days and certificates follow by post within 10 working days.
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