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Manual Lifting & Handling Course

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Manual Lifting and Handling Course

 

Overview:

  • Duration - minimum 5 hours
  • PPE required
  • Certificate provided
  • On-site training available

 

Course Aims:

  • To understand the safety of workers when carrying out manual handling tasks
  • To state the main aims of the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 and associated regulations
  • To creat a safe system of work
  • To understand the need for accidental prevention and control

 

Course content:

  • Introduction - why the need for training?
  • European and United Kingdom legislation
  • Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
  • Manual Handling Operations 1992
  • Work at Height Regulations 2005
  • Basic facts and body mechanics
  • Methods of lifting
  • Planning work

 

Additional Requirements:

Each candidate requires a safety helmet, boots and any necessary Personal Protective Equipment.

If training is to be carried out on site, a suitable room and area would be required for the theory and practical sessions.

For on site training the client is responsible for supplying equipment in good working order that meets all current regulations and guidance.

Certificate will be issued for a 5 year period on successful completion of the course.

To find out more or book your work at height course contact one of the team 0844 357 7145

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