This qualification outlines the reasons for safer manual handling, the legal requirements and the process of completing risk assessments to reduce the risk of harm.  Learners will have the opportunity to practice safer manual handling principles when moving objects on their own, using equipment and as part of a team.

Intended Audience

This qualification is ideal for those who perform manual handling duties in the workplace, including industrial and office based environments.  It is suitable as an introduction to those starting work which involves carrying out manual handling activities, for those returning to work where manual handling activities are required or alternatively as a safety refresher training.



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