To try and combat manual handling problems, the Manual Handling Operations Regulations were introduced. The Regulations lay out duties for both employees and employers. They give a general requirement that employees must be trained to manually handle correctly including the use of any equipment their employer provides to handle loads safely. The Manual Handling Awareness Online Training course consists of 6 modules with questions at the end. Training your employees with our online system will go a long way to giving them greater awareness of the dangers that poor manual handling poses, as well as covering safe handling techniques, practical solutions to manual handling issues and the use of mechanical aids.
Manual Handling Awareness online training course is a practical, interactive online course that is aimed at all employees. Manual handling, or to be accurate, incorrect manual handling, is one of the most common causes of injury at work. This online course aims to raise awareness on manual handling issues associated with the working environment.
Course duration: 75 minutes
(Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions).
Module 1: What is Manual Handling?
Module 2: Manual Handling Regulations
Module 3: Safe Handling
Module 4: Learning Safe Handling Habits
Module 5: Practical Manual Handling Solutions
Module 6: Use of Mechanical Aids
You are given the chance to review all your answers at the end of each module before final submission and you will be given 3 attempts at each module to achieve a pass rate of 75%.
individuals who are required to carry out manual handling as part of their work.