Principles of Manual Handling

0.5 Day Course
12 People Max
£65pp

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21 September 2020
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29 October 2020
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26 November 2020
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Principles of Manual Handling

0.5 Day Course
12 People Max
£65pp
Overview

The Qualsafe Level 2 Award in Principles of Manual Handling (RQF) is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification, designed to cover the basic principles of manual handling.

This theory-based qualification is ideal for all employees as it provides candidates with an awareness of safe manual handling practices and the risks of unsafe manual handling.

With subjects covered in just half a day, this course is an ideal way to reduce the risk of workplace manual handling injuries, whilst minimising disruption to your organisation’s day to day activities!

Who should attend?

This qualification has been specifically designed for all employees to help raise their awareness of the risks associated with unsafe manual handling practices. It is also ideal for those who might have to carry out manual handling as part of their job such as handling deliveries, parcels and boxes.

Please note that this qualification does not include practical sessions. Those requiring practical training should undertake the QA Level 2 Award in Safe Moving and Handling (RQF).

Qualification

Successful Learners will receive a personalised QA Level 2 Award in Principles of Manual Handling (RQF) e-certificate immediately after their results have been submitted. Alternatively, printed certificates are also available at no additional cost.

Course Agenda

Common manual handling injuries

Manual handling laws

Responsibilities of employers and employees Risk assessments

Safe movement principles associated with manual handling, including the body’s:

  • Musculoskeletal system
  • Centre of gravity
  • Lever system

Theory of safe manual handling principles, including:

  • Preparing for a lift
  • Solo lifting, carrying and lowering an object
  • Team manual handling

Manual handling equipment:

  • Types of manual handling aids and equipment
  • Maintenance and requirements for testing
Group Booking?

Discounted group bookings are available at our training centre or directly at your site, contact us at training@infratec-uk.com to find out more

Feedback

“Course very informative, excellent trainer”  Tony McFaddens Utilities

Overview

The Qualsafe Level 2 Award in Principles of Manual Handling (RQF) is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification, designed to cover the basic principles of manual handling.

This theory-based qualification is ideal for all employees as it provides candidates with an awareness of safe manual handling practices and the risks of unsafe manual handling.

With subjects covered in just half a day, this course is an ideal way to reduce the risk of workplace manual handling injuries, whilst minimising disruption to your organisation’s day to day activities!

Who should attend?

This qualification has been specifically designed for all employees to help raise their awareness of the risks associated with unsafe manual handling practices. It is also ideal for those who might have to carry out manual handling as part of their job such as handling deliveries, parcels and boxes.

Please note that this qualification does not include practical sessions. Those requiring practical training should undertake the QA Level 2 Award in Safe Moving and Handling (RQF).

Qualification

Successful Learners will receive a personalised QA Level 2 Award in Principles of Manual Handling (RQF) e-certificate immediately after their results have been submitted. Alternatively, printed certificates are also available at no additional cost.

Course Agenda

Common manual handling injuries

Manual handling laws

Responsibilities of employers and employees Risk assessments

Safe movement principles associated with manual handling, including the body’s:

  • Musculoskeletal system
  • Centre of gravity
  • Lever system

Theory of safe manual handling principles, including:

  • Preparing for a lift
  • Solo lifting, carrying and lowering an object
  • Team manual handling

Manual handling equipment:

  • Types of manual handling aids and equipment
  • Maintenance and requirements for testing
Group Booking?

Discounted group bookings are available at our training centre or directly at your site, contact us at training@infratec-uk.com to find out more

Feedback

“Course very informative, excellent trainer”  Tony McFaddens Utilities