Health & Safety Training

Online Delivery - Manual Handling Level 2

This course is designed for individuals who carry out manual handling at work and provides essential information about controls, hazards and how to reduce the risk of injury.
Course Duration
This course has 7 hours total qualification time.
Who Should Attend?
This course is aimed at individuals who have to carry out manual handling as part of their work.
Entry Requirements
This qualification is available to learners aged 18 years or over. Learners must have the literacy skills to be able to read and self-learn the reference manual and additional resources.
The learner will need access to a computer with an internet connection in order to access the distance learning resources and communicate with the Trainer/Assessor.
Method of Assessment
Assessed via a professional discussion.
Course Content
This course covers the following topics:
  • What is manual handling?
  • Manual handling injuries
  • Legislation
  • Avoiding manual handling
  • Accident reporting
  • Risk assessments
  • Risks associated with lifting and handling
  • Loads
  • Working environment
  • Other environmental factors
  • Individual capability
  • Good practice
  • Anatomy and physiology
Level 2 Award in Manual Handling - Principals and Practice.
Course Cost

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