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Manual Handling Training Course

About our Manual Handling Awareness course

Our Manual Handling Awareness course is designed to provide comprehensive training on Manual Handling techniques, ensuring that you have the knowledge and skills to perform tasks safely and prevent injuries.

This video-based online training course offers a convenient and engaging learning experience, allowing you to complete it in less than one hour.

Who needs a Manual Handling training certificate?

Manual Handling training and certification is essential for individuals who are involved in any form of Manual Handling activity including: lifting, carrying, pushing, or pulling of objects as part of their job responsibilities.

Popular job roles that take this course include, but are not limited to:

  • Delivery drivers
  • Factory worker
  • Construction workers
  • Labourers
  • Farmers or agricultural workers
  • Office workers

Whether you work in a warehouse, construction site, office, or any other industry that involves lifting/ Manual Handling activities, this course is highly recommended to ensure your safety and the well-being of those around you.

Why should you take this Manual Handling training course?

Taking our Manual Handling training course is crucial for several reasons. First and foremost, it equips you with the knowledge and techniques to minimise the risk of injuries associated with poor manual handling techniques.

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Our custom team packages allow you to have full access to staff training statistics, as well as the certificates being sent straight to you on completion.

By understanding proper lifting and handling techniques, you can protect yourself and others from sprains, strains, and other musculoskeletal disorders.

Additionally, our safety training course is CPD accredited, meaning that it is recognised as a valuable professional development activity.

By completing this training course, you demonstrate your commitment to maintaining high standards of health and safety in the workplace, enhancing your employability and career prospects.

Is Manual Handling training mandatory?

Whilst it is not a legal requirement to provide Manual Handling training, it is always advisable for employers and employees alike to receive comprehensive training in this area.

The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 imposes a legal duty on companies and organisations to ensure the health, safety and wellbeing of their staff at all times.

By providing manual handling courses and instruction, employers can not only stick to manual handling operations regulations, but also cultivate a safe and secure environment within the workplace.

Who benefits from our online Manual Handling training courses?

Manual Handling injuries can happen in any workplace – on building sites, in factories, offices, warehouses, shops, hospitals, schools, banks, laboratories, and while making deliveries or though repetitive lifting. Heavy manual labour, poor lifting techniques, awkward postures, manual materials handling, and previous or existing injury, are all risk factors in developing musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). It could be a very regular, or an infrequent task in a person’s day-to-day work.

Our online Manual Handling online course benefits individuals and organisations alike. Whether you are an employee seeking to enhance your skills or an employer aiming to meet legal requirements, our course provides a convenient and effective solution.

Our training is accessible to learners from a wide range of industries, enabling participants to gain valuable knowledge and certification from the comfort of their own location.

By ensuring that both you and your team are fully informed about the current regulations regarding the proper Manual Handling operations regulations, as well as any other regulations related to health and safety, you are taking a crucial step in creating a secure and safe workplace environment by minimising the risks involved.

This effort can prevent accidents and hazardous situations resulting from incorrect practices, and can help ensure that everyone is able to work in a comfortable and healthy setting with minimal risk of injury.

The knowledge of the manual handling operations regulations can also help in minimising the risk associated with certain operations and ensure that everyone in the team is fully confident in performing their duties.

How do our online Manual Handling training courses work?

Our online Manual Handling courses are designed to be user-friendly and flexible. Once you purchase the course, you will receive login credentials to our dedicated learning platform as well as a course redeem code.

From there, you can access the course materials, including engaging video content, interactive quizzes, and informative resources.

Learners can progress through the course at their own pace, and each section has a set of questions to test your understanding. Achieve the passmark, and you can move on to the next section.

When will I receive access to my course?

Upon successful enrolment, you will receive immediate access to your Manual Handling course. You can start learning right away, allowing you to begin enhancing your knowledge and skills as soon as possible.

What is covered in this course?

Our Manual Handling course is divided into four comprehensive sections. Course content includes:

  1. What is Manual Handling?
    • Understanding the concept of manual handling and its importance in the workplace.
  2. Manual Handling injuries
    • Identifying common manual handling hazards, highlighting a risk
    • Common injuries and their causes.
  3. Medical descriptions
    • Exploring the medical aspects related to manual handling injuries and their effects on the body.
  4. Duty of employers and employees
    • Understanding the responsibilities of both employers and employees in maintaining safe manual handling practices.
    • Learning about legal manual handling operations regulations and obligations.
    • Best practices for minimising risks to individuals and employees through the use of a risk assessments.
    • Exploring strategies to promote a culture of safety in the workplace.

Each section has a quiz section at the end, with a passmark of 75%. Once you have completed all the sections and quizzes, a certificate will be available via your LMS dashboard.

Is this course accredited?

Yes, our Manual Handling course is not only accredited but also endorsed by The CPD Certification Service. This prestigious accreditation is a guarantee that this health and safety course has been carefully evaluated and has met the highest standards of quality and relevance in the field of professional development.

All content established has been thoroughly researched and verified, and is constantly kept up to date, making sure that you get the best possible learning experience. An accredited Manual Handling course like this is essential in keeping your skills and knowledge relevant and up to date, and in gaining the recognition you deserve as an established professional.

How long does this course take to complete?

Our Manual Handling training is designed to be time-efficient, taking less than one hour to complete. We understand that your time is valuable, so we have condensed the essential information into a concise and engaging format without compromising the quality of the training.

How long does a Manual Handling certificate last?

The Manual Handling certificate obtained upon successful completion of our course do not have an expiration date. They serve as a testament to your awareness, competence and understanding of Manual Handling principles. However, it is important to stay updated with the latest industry practices and regulations to ensure ongoing safety and compliance.

Do I receive a certificate upon completion?

Absolutely! Once you have successfully completed our Manual Handling course and achieved the passmark in all sections, you will immediately receive a unique, personalised, and endorsed certificate. This certificate can be downloaded and kept for your records or shared with your employer as proof of your training and competence in Manual Handling procedures.

Why train with us?

There are several reasons why you should choose to train with Shout Out Safety for your Manual Handling needs:

  1. Expertise: our manual handling training courses are developed by industry experts with extensive knowledge and experience in health and safety. You can trust that the content you receive is accurate, up-to-date, and relevant to your needs.
  2. Convenience: our online courses offer the flexibility to learn at your own pace and in the comfort of your chosen environment. You can access the manual handling course online material anytime, anywhere, making it easy to fit into your busy schedule.
  3. Engaging Learning Experience: our video-based courses provide an interactive and engaging learning experience. The content is presented in an easy-to-understand manner, ensuring that you grasp the key concepts effectively, helping to further your awareness of the subject.
  4. Accreditation: our courses are CPD accredited, providing you with a recognized certificate that adds value to your professional development and career advancement.

Looking to train your team?

If you’re interested in giving your team the best Manual Handling training on the market, we offer team training, tailored to your organization’s needs. Our team can work with you to develop a training plan that aligns with your specific requirements and ensures that your employees receive the necessary skills and knowledge to work safely.

You can select the number of online training courses you need as well as the number of seats. You will also be able to have access to the group management function, that allows you to see user progress and download their certificates, all from a dashboard.

Contact us today to discuss your team training needs and learn how we can assist you in achieving a safer and more efficient workplace.

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