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Manual Handling

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Study our Manual Handling course to gain the knowledge needed to reduce the risk of manual handling accidents in the workplace. Please note that this course is online and gives the knowledge of manual handling required. We strongly recommend completing a practical course also to backup the knowledge acquired from this course.

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All about this course

This Manual Handling course is designed to teach the basics of moving and handling objects in the workplace safely. This includes pushing, pulling, lifting and any other type of movement of objects.

Understanding risk assessments and how to correctly handle objects is essential to reduce the risk of being injured in the workplace. This course will develop your knowledge of manual handling to ensure the risk is reduced.

In order to complete the course, you must achieve 80% or more in the final multiple choice quiz.

You will earn 3 CPD points on completion of the course, this course will take around 3 hours to complete and the certificate will last for two years.

  • Fully CPD registered
  • Completed online with instant downloadable certificate
  • Fully printed certificate posted next day
  • Covers all required legislation and practices
  • Complete the online multiple choice assessment as many times as you need to pass

Units covered

  • Unit 1 – Introduction to manual handling – In this first unit of the course we will be looking at what manual handling is and the risks associated with various types of loads. The responsibilities of employees and employers will be covered as well as HSE guidance.
  • Unit 2 – Risks in the workplace – Up next we will look at various risk factors that can be present in the workplace and how we go about assessing these. The acronym TILEO will be explained as well as the types of injuries that people could sustain in certain situations.
  • Unit 3 – Risk assessments – This unit will cover risk assessments in more detail and explain who is responsible for carrying these out and how. The unit will also cover the three stages of risk evaluation and what can be deemed acceptable risk. Methods of recording your findings will be introduced as well.
  • Unit 4 – Reducing risks and introducing control measures – Next we will look at control measures and ways in which risks can be reduced. There are many different aids and equipment that can be used to minimise risk which will be covered here. Control measures and ways in which we can reduce risks to be as low as possible will be explained.
  • Unit 5 – Manual handling techniques – The final unit of this course will look at the different manual handling techniques and how these are carried out. These techniques will include lifting as well as pushing and pulling. Checks to be carried our and safe team practice will be thoroughly explained.
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This course has been checked and assured for quality and accuracy by RoSPA, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents, to ensure it meets their exacting standards and is up-to-date. Formed over 100 years ago, RoSPA are committed to increasing safety measures and reducing accidents throughout numerous industries as well as campaigning for better standards in health and safety worldwide.

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Complete the final quiz

Every course is assessed through a multiple choice quiz. These quizzes use a bank of questions that have multiple options and you need to choose the correct one. You need to answer a specific number of questions correctly to pass the course and get your certificate.

If you don’t pass first time it is no problem. You can attempt the quiz as many times as you need until you pass so there is nothing to worry about.

Get your certificate

As soon as you finish the course, you can download your certificate. This will also be accessible in your account any time you log in. Your certificate includes the course you have studied, your name, the date of completion and a verification number that can be used by future employers to verify that you passed your course.

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Manual Handling Course
Manual Handling
£20 + VAT