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Moving and Handling
(Level 1 and Level 2)

Under the Regulations, employers and senior managers have a legal duty to provide guidance to their staff in safe handling techniques. Employers face prosecution if they fail to identify and assess risks to staff and don't take the necessary preventative measures.

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About this course:
Each year there are around 500,000 work-related back illnesses and this number is on the increase. Particularly vulnerable are those who lift loads, although sedentary workers such as drivers and VDU operators suffer even more from back illnesses than manual workers.
What is included:
Stage 1   Manual Handling (The Legal Aspect)
Stage 2   The Body & What can go wrong during M&H
Stage 3   Principles of Moving and Handling
Stage 4   Introduction to Policy and Assessments
Stage 5   Practical Sessions
Stage 6   Assessment and Certification
At the end of this course, learners will be able to:
  1. State their obligations and that of their employers with regard to manual handling
  2. Understand the consequences of poor manual handling practice
  3. State the actions to be taken in the event of a manual handling manoeuvre being required within their working environment
  4. Identify the correct manoeuvre for use on a range of different manual handling situations.


SP Training & Development

Ground Floor, Unit 40, Glenmore Business Park, Telford Road, Salisbury, SP2 7GL

(+44) 7546 697092

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