Incorrect manual handling, trips and slips are the most common causes of injury at work. This qualification will satisfy employers that their employees are sufficiently informed and trained in accordance with the Manual Handling Operations Regulations, 2002, in correct techniques for manual handling and moving safely around the workplace. Each workplace has its own unique risks and this qualification is suitable for all.
Topics include; roles & responsibilities, hazards, risk assessment, safe movement, manual handling and servicing.
This qualification is designed to provide essential manual handling skills. Typical delivery methods are practical and the course is assessed by observation of candidate performance and a brief Multiple Choice Questionnaire.
Qualification training requires:-