LWS Training Services

Level 2 Award in Manual Handling – Principles and Practice

(1 Day)

Manual HandlingManual handling is an essential skill and knowledge based programme that everyone should have, whether you have a responsibility in your workplace, at home or at play.

This course aims to help everyone in the workforce including employers, managers, safety officers, safety representatives, employees and others reduce the risk of injury from manual handling.

It covers making a risk assessment, avoiding manual handling where possible, legislation, the risks associated with lifting, good practice and an additional section on anatomy and physiology.

Successful candidates will be awarded a national Level 2 qualification (Level 5 in Scotland). No re-qualification required although it is advised that refresher training be undertaken every three years.

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