Level 2 – Principles of Manual Handling

This course is designed to complement the CIEH Level 2 Award in Manual Handling – Principles and Practice. This aims to reduce the risk of injury for anyone who carries out Manual Handling tasks.

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How it works?

Introduction
Introduction
What is manual handling?
Workplace injuries
Introducing the mentors
Hazard, risk and control
Ergonomics
Recap
Summary

Controls and reducing the risk of harm
Introduction
Hierarchy of control
Individual capabilities
Preparation
Manual handling controls
Team handling
Recap
Summary

Manual handling hazards
Introduction
Types of injuries
Musculoskeletal system
Mechanics of movement
Risk factors for injury
Case studies
Recap
Summary

Legislation and guidance
Introduction
Legal responsibilities
Employee’s responsibilities
Information, instruction and training
Sources of guidance and advice
Recap
Summary

Risk assessments
Introduction
Terminology
Hierarchy of control
Manual handling assessments
TILE assessment
Manual handling assessments
Recap
Summary

Excellent for:

  • Overview of Manual Handling.
  • Manual Handling hazards.
  • Risk assessments.
  • Controls and reducing the risk of harm.
  • Legislation and guidance.

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