Manual Handling of Objects | Level 2 | Online Training Course | CPDUK Accredited | Instant Course Access | Includes Assessment & Certificate | Instant Certificate Download.
Welcome to our online Manual Handling of Objects training course for front-line healthcare and social care providers.
This e-learning course was developed in line with the latest UK legislation and meet the requirements set out by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and other professional and regulatory bodies.
Certificate duration: 2 years
Entry requirements: No entry restrictions
Recommended prerequisites: N/A
Assessment type: End of course assessment
Assessment pass mark – 80% needed to pass and gain a CPD certificate
Cost(s) of assessment and certification – All costs included in the course price
Awarding/Accrediting body – CPD Certification Service (CPDUK)
Who is the course for?
This comprehensive Manual Handling of Objects e-learning course was developed for people whose job roles involve the manual handling of objects. Moving and handling is a crucial part of the working day for most employees; from moving equipment, laundry, catering, supplies or waste to assisting residents in moving. Poor moving and handling practice can lead to back pain and musculoskeletal disorders, which can lead to the inability to work.
What is covered in this course?
This Manual Handling of Objects e-learning course covers the following:
- An introduction to the fundamental principles of moving and handling,
- An overview of why ergonomic moving and handling is essential,
- What the law says about moving and handling,
- The actions that organisations should take to promote a safer workforce (organisational responsibilities),
- Individual responsibilities concerning moving and handling (personal duties),
- Definition of manual handling,
- Why we need to understand how our spine and back work,
- An awareness of the most common moving and handling injuries,
- How healthcare workers can promote healthy back care,
- Recommended ergonomic approaches to risk assessments (LITE/TILE),
- Other moving and handling risk factors,
- The principles of safer moving and handling of people,
- Actions to take following a moving and handling risk assessment:
- The Health and Safety Executive’s (HSE) ‘Numerical Guidelines for Lifting and Lowering Loads’,
- The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) guidelines for handling while seated, and
- The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) pushing and pulling guidelines.
- Key things to remember when team handling, and
- Moving and handling information sources (online manual handling learning resources).