Manual Handling

Manual handling, or to be accurate, incorrect manual handling, is one of the most common causes of injury at work.  To try and combat manual handling problems, the Manual Handling Operations Regulations were introduced.

The Regulations lay out duties for both employees and employers. They give a general requirement that employees must be trained to manually handle correctly including the use of any equipment their employer provides to handle loads safely.

Courses

1. Manual Handling

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Duration: 75 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions).

Training your employees with our online system will go a long way to giving them greater awareness of the dangers that poor manual handling poses, as well as covering safe handling techniques, practical solutions to manual handling issues and the use of mechanical aids.

Course Module Number Module Name Pass % Required
Manual Handling 1 What is Manual Handling? 75
Manual Handling 2 Manual Handling Regulations 75
Manual Handling 3 Safe Handling 75
Manual Handling 4 Learning Safe Handling Habits 75
Manual Handling 5 Practical Manual Handling Solutions 75
Manual Handling 6 Use of Mechanical Aids 75

Recommended System Requirements

  • Operating System: Windows 7+ or Mac OSX (10.8+)
  • Browser: A modern and up to date web browser
  • Video: Up to date video drivers
  • Memory: 2Gb+ RAM
  • Additional Software: Flash Player 10+
  • Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)

This course is approved by IIRSM and CPD.