Moving and Handling

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area
Employer Bespoke

Mode of Study
Mode of Study
Flexible
Location

Location
Flexible

Sector

Sector
Health and Safety

Start Date

Start Date
Flexible

In a nutshell

The course covers the general principles of manual handling accident prevention, raising the levels of safety awareness. It will assist in involving employees in health and safety improvement, teach delegates proper lifting techniques (kinetic lifting) and enable them to conduct simple manual handling risk assessments. As such, it can assist in highlighting common hazards likely to be encountered in most workplaces.

This course can be tailored to meet business requirements and working environments.

This course is for...

...all employees, including first line supervisors, with no formal manual handling training.

Course content

The course will cover how to:

  • Identify common hazards likely to be present in the workplace.
  • Use proper lifting techniques (kinetic lifting).
  • Conduct simple manual handling risk assessments.
  • Appreciate relevant legislation - HASWA 1974, Manual Handling Regulations 1992. Appreciate how their actions may endanger themselves, fellow workers or people passing through the workplace.

Although this is a non-assessed course candidates will undertake:

  • Lifting techniques
  • Identify risks and propose remediation
  • A health and safety quiz

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Additional information

This course is normally delivered over a half day (3 hours). Delegates who successfully complete the course are awarded a Coleg Gwent certificate of attendance.

This course can also be delivered as an accredited HABC Level 2 Award in Safe Moving and Handling (Manual Handling)

Where can I study Moving and Handling?

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Flexible

All courses may be subject to change and cancelled if deemed not viable to run.

Have any questions or are not sure if this is the right course for you?

Contact us on 01495 333777
or email employers@coleggwent.ac.uk.