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Manual Handling of Objects

Manual Handling of Objects

Manual Handling of Objects

Manual Handling Objects online Course with Printable Certificate upon Completion

Our online course is aimed at those who carry out manual handling activities at work and introduces delegates to the hazards of manual handling. The risks involved and controls available and what to expect from a manual handling assessment. Successful completion will prepare students to look carefully at their own work activities and contribute to the development of safer methods and tasks, in co-operation with their managers and supervisors.

The aim is to ensure that the learner is working to current moving and handling guidelines, alleviate any poor techniques that they may have adopted and minimise the risk of injury to themselves.

Learning outcome

Understand the importance of carrying out a risk assessment for manually handling objects
Move and handle objects using basic techniques
Be familiar with the last of injuries that may occur because of manual handling
List the causes of back problems
Know how to spot and avoid potential problems while moving and handling
Identify various types of mechanical handling aids
Understand the rights and responsibilities of employees in the workplace
Be familiar with the laws governing manual handling.
Target audience All staff who are required to have an awareness of the correct procedure for manually handing objects.

Estimate completion time 45 mins

Level Awareness

Endorsed/Approved AIM Awards


QCF H & S Care Ref R/601/8922


The course has full audio and includes both formative and summative assessment.


For more information on this course please contact: info@careshield.co.uk