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Level 2 Award in Safe Moving and Handling

This qualification is aimed at learners who are starting or returning to work or who need specific training in manual handling.  It is also suitable for refresher training.

  • 3 Year Expiry
  • On Site
  • 1 Day
  • 10 Maximum

Course Aim

This Manual Handling course will explain the inherent dangers of moving and handling, but more importantly it will show you how to perform the tasks with a minimum of risk as possible to keep you safe. There are no prerequisites to enroll on this course, but a health questionnaire will be given upon arrival to the training centre.

Course Contents

Manual Handling Regulations 1992 and associated legislation, Reasons for managing manual handling risks within the workplace, Principles of manual handling risk assessment, Structure and function of the spine, Risk factors for back pain, Basic spinal bio-mechanics, Application of efficient movement principles to routine loads, non-routine loads, pushing and pulling and team handling.

Certification

Delegates are required to demonstrate their competence by passing a multiple choice examination. Successful delegates will be awarded their Certificate which is a regulated qualification and has a recommended refresher date within 3 years.

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FAQ

  • Manual Handling Regulations 1992 and associated legislation
  • Reasons for managing manual handling risks within the workplace
  • Principles of manual handling risk assessment
  • Structure and function of the spine
  • Risk factors for back pain
  • Basic spinal biomechanics
  • Application of efficient movement principles to routine loads, non-routine loads, pushing and pulling and team handling
  • Teaching and mentoring skills that facilitate the learning and development of the workforce in relation to manual handling
  • The importance of a manual handling trainer maintaining continuing professional development.

A multiple choice examination under test conditions.

Max number of trainees: 10

Length of Certification: 3 Years

Successful delegates will be awarded their certificate from Highfield Qualifications

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