Manual Handling Loads At Work

This course is designed to equip learners with the knowledge and skills to safely carry out manual handling tasks in the workplace.

Manual handling refers to the moving of items either by lifting, lowering, carrying, pushing or pulling. It is a common cause of workplace injuries, which is why it is important for workers to receive proper training to reduce the risk of injury.

The Level 2 Award in Manual Handling course is suitable for anyone whose job involves manual handling, such as warehouse workers, delivery drivers, and healthcare professionals. The course covers the following topics:

  1. The risks associated with manual handling and how to avoid them

  2. The principles of safe manual handling

  3. The types of equipment available to assist with manual handling

  4. How to carry out a manual handling risk assessment

  5. How to carry out safe manual handling techniques

The course is delivered through a combination of theoretical learning and practical exercises. Our experienced trainers will guide you through each topic, and provide you with plenty of opportunities to put your new knowledge into practice.

At the end of the course, learners will be required to take a short multiple-choice assessment to demonstrate their understanding of the course material. Upon successful completion of the assessment, learners will receive a Level 2 Award in Manual Handling, which is recognized by employers across a wide range of industries.

Overall, the Level 2 Award in Manual Handling is an essential qualification for anyone whose job involves manual handling. By completing this course, learners will be able to carry out manual handling tasks in a safe and efficient manner, reducing the risk of injury to themselves and others.

a man in lifting a box
a man in lifting a box
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If you are interested in enrolling in this course or have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.