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CIEH Level 2 Principles of Manual Handling

Programme Overview

Duration: Half-Day

Manual handling causes over 30% of all reported accidents within the workplace. Approximately 60 million working days are lost in the UK every year due to manual handling related injuries.

This programme is designed to provide delegates with the knowledge and guidance to carry out manual handling, this will include practical demonstrations of the correct way to lift, push, pull and carry in a safe manner.

Course Objectives

  • Be aware of new legislation
  • Know the principles of correct manual handling
  • Have an understanding of how incorrect lifting techniques may cause injury
  • Confidently provide staff with the knowledge to undertake safe manual handling
  • Assess manual handling operations and implement risk reduction techniques

Course Content

  • Health and Safety responsibilities
  • Background and statistics
  • Responsiblities improved by the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992
  • Principles of correct manual handling
  • Accident Prevention
  • Practical participation using live examples within the work area
  • Summary and review
  • End test

This course uses a structured series of lively and interesting case studies, exercises and practical skills activities that will reinforce your learning.

The course is available exclusively for your organisation and can be tailored to your exact needs. Please contact us to get more information or call 01656 644300 to speak with one of our advisors.


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