Manual Handling Training2017-04-06T13:50:40+00:00

Manual Handling Training

This qualification complements the Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace. Aimed at those who carry out manual handling at work, it introduces candidates to the risks of manual handling and the controls available.

Our range of Manual Handling training courses can be delivered either within the work place, at our Tewkesbury Gloucestershire main office or at one of our training centres throughout the UK.

Who Needs this Qualification?

All employees who handle materials, boxes, mail and packages, including both industrial and office workers.

Why is this Training Important?

This qualification introduces candidates to the hazards and risks involved in manual handling and outlines what to expect from a manual handling assessment. It will enable employees to contribute to the development of safer manual handling methods and tasks in the workplace.

Programme & Learning Outcomes

The learner will be able to:Manual handling in warehouse

  • Identify the hazards of manual handling

  • Identify the risks involved and controls available

  • Identify what to expect from a manual handling assessment

Facts

Duration Half-day programme
Assessment Multiple-choice examination
Prerequisite Health & Safety in the Workplace (Level 2) (or equivalent, recommended)
Suggested Progression Manual Handling, Safe Moving and Handling (Level 2 Award)

Manual Handling Training Venues

All of our training venues are specially selected for their high quality and to ensure they create a great learning environment for the delegates. At Universal Safety Solutions, the comfort and well-being of our delegates is essential and as such we provide refreshments and snacks throughout the course and a buffet lunch for full day courses.

We run regular Manual Handling open training courses in the following locations:

  • Gloucestershire: Tewkesbury, Cheltenham, Gloucester

  • Worcestershire: Worcester, Evesham, Malvern

  • Wiltshire: Swindon

  • Somerset: Weston-super-Mare, Taunton, Bath

  • Devon: Exeter

  • South Wales: Cardiff, Newport, Bridgend, Swansea

  • West Wales: Carmarthen

Additionally we have a number of high quality training venues available to us throughout the Midlands, South and South West from which we offer company based training. Full details of training venues.

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