KEY FACTS ABOUT THIS COURSE
This course can either be delivered in our Training Site or we can come to your premises.
This is a 6 hour course usually delivered in one day
This certificate is valid for a period of 3 years.
This course is designed to provide our learners with the knowledge and skills to safely move objects around the workplace. It is ideal for new starters, existing staff or refresher training.
The Level 2 Award in Principles & Practices in Manual Handling is designed around the best practice guidance from the HSE and ensures we provide our learners with opportunity to put into practice in a safe learning environment the Manual Handling Principles they learn.
This qualification meets the requirements from the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and the Manual Handling Operation Regulations 1992. These requirements include the need for employers to provide adequate supervision and training to their staff as well as undertaking the relevant risk assessments. This qualification supports the legal obligations that an employer needs to ensure they are meeting.
This qualification consists of:
SESSION 1 – Understanding the reasons for safe manual handling
SESSION 2 – Understanding how manual handling risk assessments contribute to improving health and safety
SESSION 3 – Understanding the principles, types of equipment and testing requirements associated with manual handling safety
SESSION 4 – How to safely apply manual handling principles