Who’s the Manual Handling training course for?
Poor manual handling technique is one of the main causes of injuries at work in the UK. Therefore, the Manual Handling training will be beneficial to anyone who’s job involves or could involve manual handling.
How long does the Manual Handling training last?
The Manual Handling course takes half a day to complete. You can take the course at our training centres or we can come to you. We can also provide an E-Learning version of the course.
What are the benefits of being Manual Handling certified?
The Manual Handling course will provide you with the training to minimise risk of injury in the workplace due to bad handling technique. Furthermore, you will get a certificate of attendance of the course which you’ll use to prove your completion of the course. For employers the reduced amount of injuries will save both time and money. The course will also ensure compliance with the Manual Handling Regulations.
Why train with FaCT?
We are an organisation that has a lot of experience in training delivery. Consequently, our courses are delivered by professional and expert instructors. We have many years of training experience from our Birmingham and Manchester venues, as well as all areas of the UK. As a result, you can be sure of receiving the best training possible.
Where can I complete the Manuel Handling Training?
We can provide training delivery in all of our training centres (Manual Handling training Birmingham (Northfield) Venue, Manual Handling training Birmingham (Redditch) Venue, Manual Handling training Manchester Venue). We can also provide training in an area to suit you all across the UK. If you prefer we can also come to your premises. Just get in touch and we’ll sort out a course date and venue to suit you. We try to run the courses as often as we can so you can be sure of taking the course on a date that suits you!
How long is the Manual Handling certification valid for?
The certification is valid for 3 years. After this time you will need to take a refresher Manual Handling training course.
What does the Manual Handling Training involve?
We often get questions as to what’s included in the programme. Therefore, below is an outline of the course content.
- Manual handling hazards, risks and controls
- How manual handling operations can cause injury and harm
- The scope of legal requirements and where guidance can be found
- The process for assessing manual handling risks
- The value of risk assessment and how it applies to safe manual handling practice
- Lifting loads from low levels, working at low levels
- Lowering from height
- Pushing loads, pulling loads
- Carrying, team handling