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Manual Handling

AMG Safety
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1 hour
20 GBP excl. VAT
English
Flexible
Online courses
Next available date: Start anytime - Online courses
Professional Training

Course description

Manual Handling

This course is designed for employers and employees. The information provided within this course has been developed through experience, qualifications and a good understanding of the subject matter. Our course takes references from the The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 (MHOR), other relevant health and safety regulations, legislation and HSE guidance notes.

  • The pass mark is 80%. If failed we will let you have another go for free!
  • Created by professional safety consultants
  • Questions are asked at the end of each module
  • Instant certificate ready for download and emailed to users upon completion with AMG Safety logo valid for 12 months
  • Fully compliant with Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 (MHOR), HSE guidance and legislation
  • Ensures staff have been engaged in the content providing competency
  • AMG Safety Director has over 14 years experience providing health & safety services to our clients and has experience within teaching manual handling courses to companies

Suitability - Who should attend?

Our manual handling course covers information for employees and employers. This course is open to everyone and will provide a good understanding of manual handling and risk control.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Upon the successful completion of our course you will receive an instant certificate that you can download and will also be sent to your email address. This will be valid for 12 months.

Training Course Content

Modules:

1: What is Manual Handling?

  • Understanding the meaning of manual handling & what a load is
  • Employers and employees must protect and plan
  • HSE Statistics

2: The Law

  • The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 (MHOR)
  • How do Employers and employees comply with the regulations
  • How do you decide if someone is ‘competent’?
  • Enforcement

3: Manual Handling Injuries

  • Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs) and common injuries
  • Manage the risk of back pain
  • Work place MSD statistics

4: Risk Assessments & Hierarchy of Control

  • Risk assessment and the 5 X 5 risk matrix
  • The hierarchy of control

5: Control Measures

  • What is a control measure?
  • Reviewing and scoring control measures
  • Team handling

6: Correct lifting procedures

  • Lifting moving objects
  • Examples of good lifting techniques
  • Stress on the lower back

7: Mechanical Assistance

  • What is mechanical assistance?
  • Review methods
  • Maintenance of mechanical equipment

Course delivery details

  • Flexible on-line course; log off and carry on later until complete
  • Once purchased you can leave the course and return with a unique URL open for 6 months
  • Course can be completed on any mobile device, laptop or desktop PC

Why choose AMG Safety

Providing safety training for over 12 years in person and on-line

If you fail a course do not worry. Have a free re-take on us!

We are not just a training provider. We are a health and safety consultancy providing on-line training courses. 

Expenses

  • £20.00 + VAT
  • 10% discount code when purchasing on-line – amgtenoff10

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AMG Safety

AMG Safety is a family run health, safety and asbestos consultancy, providing expert advice, innovative online safety courses and surveys. AMG Safety was established in 2010. The director of AMG Safety, Adrian McGrath, has designed and built our on-line courses...


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4 Lincoln Road
DT4 0HQ Weymouth Dorset

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