Manual Handling - Level 2 - Online Course - CPD Accredited

The Mandatory Training Group
Delivery Method: eLearning

Manual Handling - Level 2 - Online Course - CPD Accredited.

Welcome to The Mandatory Training Group's online Manual Handling of Objects training course for front-line healthcare and social care providers.

This Manual Handling of Objects 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.

Course content

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:
  • Key things to remember when team handling, and
  • Moving and handling information sources (online manual handling learning resources).

Who is this course for?

This comprehensive online Manual Handling of Objects training 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.

Course aims

The aims and objectives of this online Manual Handling of Objects training course are:

  • To provide a clear understanding of the legislation regarding moving and handling,
  • To help learners understand the risks of poor practice,
  • To provide an awareness of recommended ergonomic techniques to minimise manual handling injuries in practice,
  • To inform learners how to carry out manual handling tasks safely,
  • To learn how to improve manual handling techniques, and
  • Move and handle loads safely and be able to conduct a personal manual handling risk assessment.

Learning outcomes

The learning outcomes of this online Manual Handling of Objects training course include:

  • Knowing the anatomy of the spine,
  • Understanding the causes of back pain,
  • Knowing what needs to be done before returning to work,
  • Awareness of moving and handling assessments,
  • Familiarising with manual handling legislation,
  • Principles of safer moving and handling,
  • Unsafe systems of work,
  • Safe use of moving and handling equipment, and
  • Manual handling risk assessment.

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