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The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and offers 1 hour of CDP credit


On successful completion of this course you will be able to print your own CDP accredited certificate via your courses home page…

Course Content:

What is Manual Handling?; Assessing the Risks; Reducing the Risks; Handling Techniques; Summary with Skill Check questions throughout, plus our interactive Missions, and self-test paper.

Manual Handling is ideal for induction or refresher training for all your staff. Manual Handling comes complete with a FREE to use Risk Assessment Module.

On completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify the legislation that applies to moving and handling and describe the responsibilities employees and their employers have
  • Understand the risk assessment process
  • Understand the importance of good posture and exercise to back care
  • Explain and use the principals of safe moving and handling
  • Have an awareness of and be able to demonstrate some common moving and handling techniques
  • Have an awareness of your responsibilities for ensuring good maintenance of mechanical aids in the workplace
  • Know and demonstrate approved techniques for moving and handling common objects relevant to your work
  • Be able to safely demonstrate the use of mechanical aids available in your workplace
    • Manual Handling is a comprehensive online training module showing correct and incorrect moves and techniques for general day to day lifting. At the end of the course the trainee has the option to do a selfrisk assessment, which is provided free of charge under the same user licence


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