The Manual Handling Operations Regulations were introduced to lay out duties for employees to ensure that their personnel are given adequate information and training on manual handling at work. It is intended for workers who are required to manually lift, carry, push or pull any load to avoid work-related injuries such as musculoskeletal injuries. According to Health & Safety Executive statistics from 2014/15, over 27 million working days were lost in the UK due to health and safety incidents. The course examines assessing manual tasks, the legal duties, focusing on the different roles and responsibilities of the employer and their employees. The course is designed for anyone who manages or regularly completes manual handling tasks within an organisation. You can download a leaflet about this course here.
This course covers:
The definition of manual handling
The legal requirements under the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992
Reducing the risks
TILE – Task Individual Load Environment
Safe techniques to prevent injuries
Understand the reasons why you need to know how to move and handle objects correctly
Know the key pieces of legislation
Understand the responsibilities of employees and employers
You do not require any previous training before starting this e-learning course. It should take no longer than 40 minutes to complete and will issue you with a certificate on the successful completion of the resulting exam.
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