Appropriate for all employees or potential employees who handle materials, boxes, mail and packages including both industrial and office workers.

Subjects covered:

  • The process of manual handling
  • Manual handling injuries and the activities which cause them.
  • Manual handling assessment and control options.
  • Responsibilities imposed by the manual handling operations regulations

Learning outcomes on completing this qualification
candidates will be able to:

  • Identify the hazards of manual handling.
  • Identify the risks involved and controls available
  • Identify what to expect from a manual handling risk assessment

Course Duration:

Half day programme

Assessment:

Multiple-choice examination

Certification:

On successful completion of the course and examination, candidates will receive a CIEH Certificate.