Manual handling box liftThis Lynwood developed and certified manual handling course forms part of the comprehensive Health and Safety training provided by Lynwood from our training centre near Manchester. If Manchester is too far for your learners to travel we can provide a course at your venue anywhere throughout the North West. It introduces candidates to the hazards and risks involved in manual handling, how to identify associated hazards and risks & how they can be controlled. This course is intended to aid in proving competence of your Manual Handling risk assessors.

Manual Handling

  • Identify why we carry out manual handling training
  • Explain what manual handling is
  • Explain what are the typical hazards and associated injuries involved
  • Explain how we can assess manual handling tasks & how we can reduce the risks
  • Demonstrate & practice good lifting technique

Manual Handling Assessment

  • Risk Assessment
  • Why Risk Assess manual handling tasks
  • Definitions – Risk assessment – Generic or model risk assessment – Hazards and risks
  • The five step approach to risk assessment
  • Hazard identification & analysis
  • Risks, Likelihood & severity
  • Risk rating and ranking
  • The hierarchy of controls
  • Risk assessment reporting
  • Reviewing risk assessments
The course has been developed to aid easy understanding by most candidates.
Learning is confirmed by means of a written test comprising 40 multiple choice questions & a practical assessment.
1 Day
Lynwood – The Old Courthouse
Client location by request.
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Manual Handling Operations & Assessment Courses

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