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Manual Handling Interactive Course

Course Length:20 minutes

Why do I need this course?

Manual handling is one of the biggest causes of workplace accidents. This course aims to create awareness of the risks and hazards when carrying out manual handling duties in order to avoid serious injury.


What does the course entail?

This module introduces users to fire safety in the workplace.

During the course, we will cover:

  •  Basic manual handling
  • Effective lifting techniques
  • Complying with safe working practices
  • The importance of using mechanical aids


What’s covered in each course chapter?

There are three chapters to this course which will each cover the following:


  •  An introduction to manual handling


What Is Manual Handling

  • What is manual handling
  • The risks of incorrect lifting
  • Different types of accidents and injuries

 Assessing The Risks

  • Judging the task
  • Judging the individual
  • Judging the load
  • Judging the environment


Better Lifting & Handling

  • Effective lifting and handling
  • Using mechanical aids
  • Pushing and pulling
  • Team lifting


What are the benefits of the course?

This course will benefit workers by showing them the correct methods for manual handling and will allow them to identify potential hazards and take action to correct them.


How will the course work?

This interactive course will be delivered online to users who can study from their own computers or portable device from anywhere they choose.

The course makes use of modern illustrational graphics to ensure it remains engaging throughout, and users will also be quizzed throughout the process, testing their knowledge at certain points along the way. This will be in preparation for a compulsory self-test at the end of the training course.

Each user will receive informative advice and guidance wherever needed, and the course also features a risk checklist which asks the user a series of questions relating to their current working environment.

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