Level 2 Safe Moving and Handling

Manual Handling - Course Outline

Who is the course for Managers and Employees in the correct techniques for manually lifting and moving items in the workplace
Course duration 1/2 Day
Qualification gained Level 2 award in Safe Moving and Handling
Accredited by Highfield

Manual Handling

The Manual Handling Training Course provides instruction to managers and employees in the correct techniques for manually lifting and moving items in the workplace, thereby reducing injuries and enabling employers to comply with legal requirements.
The course covers:

  • Employer’s and employee’s legal responsibilities
  • Common hazards when lifting & moving
  • Accident statistics
  • Risk assessment
  • Causes of injury & strain
  • Main parts of the spine
  • Correct handling techniques
  • Weight limits and guidelines
  • Assessment of individual safe limits

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