Manual Handling Risk Assessment

  • March 11, 2014 /
  • by keeper /
  • manual handling /

Course Title:  Manual Handling Risk Assessment
Duration:  1 Day

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This Course is for:  Those with responsibility for carrying out manual handling risk assessments in the workplace.

Course Overview:  This one day course teaches delegates how to carry out a manual handling risk assessment in line with the HSE’s guidance.

Course Contents:

  • Reasons for conducting manual handling risk assessments
  • Main legislation relating to manual handling risk assessments
  • The competencies required of manual handling risk assessors
  • Basic principles of anatomy and physiology
  • Common injuries caused by manual handling operations
  • Vulnerable groups at risk
  • Factors to be considered in a manual handling risk assessment
  • Identifying and evaluating existing control measures
  • Proposing additional control measures
  • Applying the Hierarchy of Controls
  • Making recommendations based on the findings
  • Recording the findings of a manual handling risk assessment
  • Reviewing and revising a manual handling risk assessment

Course Outcomes:

BSC Awards Level 2 Certificate in Manual Handling Risk Assessment

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